Iranian President in Saudi Arabia as Arab Talks Point to Isolation of Israel, Strategic Wins for China, Russia

Evelyn Li
By Evelyn Li
November 13, 2023NTD Good Morning

Leaders from across the Arab world and representatives of the members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) met in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Nov. 11. What was the goal of this meeting, and will their proposals be put into action?

One attendee of note was Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who was in Riyadh for the first time in 11 years. What does his attendance say about the development of the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran?

NTD spoke to Antonio Graceffo, economic and national security analyst as well as author of “Beyond the Belt and Road” to find out more.

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