By Fatik al-Rodaini
SANA'A, May 16, 2012
China will participate with a high-level delegation in meeting of friends of Yemen to be held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on May 23.
In a meeting gathered Yemen Foreign Minister Abu Baker al-Qirbi with Chinese Ambassador to Yemen Liu Denglin, the two officials reviewed cooperation sides between the two countries and means of developing them, Saba'a news agency reported on Wednesday
Al-Qirbi noted to the deep-rooted relations tying Yemen and China, affirming Yemen's keenness to promote these relations.
For his part, Denglin asserted his country's support for Yemen during the transitional phase in order to achieve security and stability.
A meeting by the Friends of Yemen donor group has been twice rescheduled and now is to be held in Riyadh on May 23. Whether it will deliver economic relief remains to be seen.