"China is willing to enhance cooperation with Egypt... and inject more certainty and stability into the region and the world," Xi told Mostafa Madbouli at a meeting in Beijing, according to state broadcaster CCTV.
The president's visit came after hundreds of people were reported killed in an explosion at a Gaza Strip hospital. There were conflicting claims of who was responsible for the hospital blast.
Thunberg said on Instagarm, “Week 270. Today we are striking in solidarity with Palestine and Gaza. The world needs to speak up and call for and immediate ceasefire, justice and freedom for Palestinians and all civilians affected.
He added, "We have witnessed extreme violence and heartbreaking brutality. The escalation in the past weeks is difficult to watch."
Under siege and battered by Israeli reprisal strikes that Palestinian officials say have killed more than 3,700 people, Gaza's 2.4 million people have since been deprived of electricity and, by extension, most contact with the outside world.
Cargo planes and trucks have been bringing humanitarian aid to Rafah for days, but so far none has been delivered to Gaza, which has been under intense Israeli bombardment for almost two weeks since the deadly Oct.7 attacks.
The shipment is part of UAE’s ongoing humanitarian efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people affected by the ongoing conflict and aims to support the global drive to provide humanitarian and relief aid to the Palestinian people.
The humanitarian leader fondly reminiscences that the starting point of globally admired The Big Foundation was a campaign in 2009 to support the UAE’s Palestinian sisters and brothers
Saudi, Oman, Qatar and Egypt urged the Palestinians and Israel to "exercise restraint" after Hamas launched attacks from Gaza against Israel, which responded with air strikes.