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RIYADH (Staff Report) – Chinese President Xi Jinping is due in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday on a five-day visit to the Middle East.

President Xi Jinping will hold talks with Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud to discuss trade and other bilateral issues.

Chinese ambassador to Saudi Arabia Li Chengwen said China has always supported the peace process in the Middle East as it stands in favor of stability in the region.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Chinese President will also visit Egypt and Iran.