Chinese president meets Saudi king

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RIYADH: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the first stop on a trip to raise the economic giant’s political profile in Middle East.
Mr Xi, making his first presidential visit to the region, will also travel to Egypt and Iran during his five-day tour.
State television showed President Xi meeting King Salman and the official Saudi Press Agency said the monarch held a luncheon banquet in his honour, attended by several members of the royal family.