9/22, 10:05 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Xi to meet with Syria's Assad today

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to meet with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad (pictured) later today, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Friday.

The Syrian leader arrived in Hangzhou on September 21, accompanied by the country's Minister of Economy and Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil. The president will attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games, which were originally scheduled for 2022 but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this weekend.

Assad's trip to China marks his first visit in nearly two decades.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / AB