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Saudi Arabia Says China’s Xi Jinping Will Visit Soon amid Biden Tensions

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said at an event alongside Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday that Communist Party dictator Xi Jinping was “expected” to make a visit to the Mideast nation soon, a sign of growing proximity between the two nations amid an increasingly bitter spat between the Saudi royals and the White House.

HANGZHOU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 04: Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the G20 Summit on September 4, 2016 in Hangzhou, China.

Zelensky Backs Saudi Arabia After Joe Biden Condemned Riyadh as Pro-Russia

Saudi Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman pronounced himself “astonished” by the barrage of attacks from the Biden White House last week accusing Riyadh of siding with Russia in the eight-year-old invasion of Ukraine, citing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s kind words towards the country as contradicting Washington.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky holds a press conference with the heads of state of France, Germany and Romania, at Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv, on June 16, 2022. - The leaders of major EU powers France, Germany and Italy vowed on June 16 to help Ukraine defeat Russia and to rebuild …

Saudi Crown Prince Touches Base with Putin After Unproductive Biden Visit

The Kremlin revealed on Thursday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known commonly as MBS, held a phone conversation with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin to discuss “stability” in global oil markets, a week after leftist American President Joe Biden visited Riyadh to, reportedly, request the Saudis consider increasing production.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attend the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on November 30, 2018. - Global leaders gather in the Argentine capital for a two-day G20 summit beginning on Friday likely to be dominated by simmering international tensions over …