Meeting with the delegation of the Shanghai Institute for Political Studies (SIIS)
On April 22nd 2018, a meeting was held at the headquarters of the Chinese Special Committee for the Peace Process in Syria and its accompanying delegation. It was attended by Ambassador Ezzat Saad, Director of the Council, Ambassador Ali Al-Hefny, Coordinator of the Standing Committee for Asian Affairs at the Council, Ambassador Hisham Al-Zimaity, Secretary General of the Council, Ambassador Magdi Amer, and Ambassador Abdul Fattah Ezzeldine. The Chinese delegation consisted of, Ye Qing, Vice-Director of the Shanghai Institute for Political Studies, Prof. Li Weijian, Institute researcher and researcher, Prof. Wang Yuzhu, Social Researcher, Mr. Wang Senhao, Third Secretary, Political Planning Department, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The meeting began with Dr. Ye expressing his happiness at the regular meetings held between the two sides to discuss and consult on various issues, noting that the Chinese president is keen on many occasions to open a dialogue to discuss ways to open up to the world and enhance cooperation with international partners, especially the Arab world. The Arab-Chinese Forum will be held in Beijing next June to discuss ways to enhance cooperation. Beijing will host a major international exhibition from November 5-10, and a seminar on Arab-Chinese relations will be held on the sidelines.
The meeting concluded by stressing that China is constantly evaluating the agreements and follow-up implementation and work with its partners to address the obstacles to implementation, and study the reasons for stopping, noting that the initiative of the belt and the Silk Road will benefit all countries and make joint efforts. There is an evaluation of the projects under the initiative and several studies are undertaken prior to the conclusion of any agreements.
That the progress and development witnessed by Egypt within the framework of the international organizations are tangible indicators of this improvement, and focus on strengthening the local economy and face many crises and challenges and try to work to achieve stability in the region and face the developments in many issues, and there are many opportunities for cooperation between the two sides .
What happened in Syria is an example of the game of balance of power between nations. When the United States saw the balance of power being disrupted, the last military intervention was to give a political message that the United States would not allow others to control the drawing of the Syrian situation and the region as a whole.