Speculation is building that Chinese President Xi Jinping could accept an invitation from US President Joe Biden to meet next month in San Francisco. China's top diplomat is visiting Washington this week for talks.
The French president said military cooperation with the West African nation would end and France's soldiers stationed there would return home by the end of the year.
The talks took place over Saturday and Sunday, as the diplomats try to seek common ground over thorny issues such as Taiwan. The meeting may pave the way for Presidents Biden and Xi to meet in the near future.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is due to meet Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and counterpart Sergei Lavrov. The visit is meant to lay the groundwork for a possible Putin visit to Beijing next month.
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The Saudi and Iranian foreign ministers discussed regional security during their meeting in Tehran. The two long-term rivals restored diplomatic ties in March, following Beijing-brokered negotiations.
15 Mar 2023
Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar has told DW that as a "welcoming country," Tunisia is surprised by the "overexaggerated and unfair" international reactions to a recent speech by President Kais Saied. Some of the president's remarks about sub-Saharan migrants have been widely criticized as inflammatory.
28 Feb 2023
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry's visit comes after a deadly earthquake rocked Syria, killing thousands. Damascus has been politically isolated in the region since the start of the Syrian Civil War 12 years ago.