Sources for CNN: The Chinese president is visiting Saudi Arabia on Thursday to attend two Arab and Gulf summits.. and a diplomat: a milestone

Atlanta, US (CNN) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Saudi Arabia on December 8 for a two-day state visit, according to a source familiar with the trip, an Arab diplomatic source and a senior Arab official.

The three sources said that two conferences will be held during Xi’s trip to Riyadh, a Chinese-Arab conference and a Chinese-Gulf conference.

At least 14 Arab heads of state are expected to attend the China-Arab conference, according to the Arab diplomatic source, who described the trip as a “milestone” for Arab-Chinese relations.

The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.

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