China pledges $15 million to Palestinians amid major push for Mideast influence

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(Worthy News) - China will provide Palestinians with more than $15 million in aid, President Xi Jinping told top Arab officials Tuesday, as Beijing seeks to build its influence in the Middle East and Africa.

The 100 million yuan pledge to Palestinians was made as part of a plan to give Arab states more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance for economic development.

The money will be earmarked for “projects that will produce good employment opportunities and positive social impact in Arab States that have reconstruction needs,” said Xi, without providing further details.

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1 thought on “China pledges $15 million to Palestinians amid major push for Mideast influence

  1. China will take...and give nothing in return. Expansion of is type is indicative of China's economy. Without " resources" China will have No Belt and Road, any type of support for its military or SC Sea expansion.
    Any expansion will immediately be followed by military presence

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