Iran, Saudis Normalize Relations Brokered By China, US Influence Wanes In MidEast

  • On Friday, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) agreed to re-establish diplomatic ties after several years of bitter rivalry in a pact brokered by the Chinese government.
  • The diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Riyadh comes as the Communist government in China and the Islamic Republic continue to spread their influence in the Middle East, worrying American, Arab, and Israeli officials.
  • According to multiple media reports, the deal was signed in Beijing this Friday amid China’s National People’s Congress ceremony.
  • The move represents a significant diplomatic victory for Beijing as Persian Gulf Arab states like Saudi Arabia are turning toward new allies, after receiving the cold shoulder from President Biden and his administration, which seeks to withdraw American influence from the Middle East.
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