UAE China Set to Enter New Stage of Relations

Cooperation between the UAE and China looks set to enter a new phase of collaboration and cooperation. Following a meeting today in the UAE between Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, The President stated, “”We are looking forward that Mr. Jiabao’s trip to the UAE will constitute an advanced step towards greater cooperation and further enhancement of economic partnership between the two friendly countries.” The talks could be seen as part of an effort by China to guarantee a steady flow of oil as its economic expansion continues to gain steam.