|Xi Jinping Meets with Chairman of Presidential Leadership Council of Yemen Rashad Mohammed Al-Alimi|
On the afternoon of December 9, 2022 local time, President Xi Jinping met with Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council of Yemen Rashad Mohammed Al-Alimi in Riyadh.
Xi Jinping noted that China supports Yemen in safeguarding its sovereignty, independence, unity, and territorial integrity, and supports all parties in Yemen to resolve the Yemeni issue through political solutions. China is willing to continue to provide assistance within its capacity for Yemen’s reconstruction, and promote the continuous consolidation and deepening of the traditionally friendly relations between China and Yemen. China is also ready to work with Yemen to deepen China-Arab collective cooperation and create new prospects for the development of China-Arab relations.
Alimi said that Yemen has a long history of friendly exchanges with China. Over the years, China has greatly assisted and supported Yemen, which will be remembered by the Yemeni people who have friendly feelings towards the Chinese people. Alimi also expressed gratitude to China for speaking up for Yemen on international occasions. Yemen hopes to strengthen friendly exchanges and cooperation with China in various fields.
Ding Xuexiang, Wang Yi, and He Lifeng, among others, were present at the event.