Jordi Quero, ResearcherBarcelona Center for International Affairs (CIDOB)

«We have to pay attention to what China is doing in the Middle-East and its future role in the region. Up to now, we can see a Chinese foreign policy economically driven and this comes hand-in-hand with a depoliticized approach toward the region. Beijing has tried to eliminate anything it has to do with politics and has constructed a narrative based on ideas such as ‘win-win cooperation’ and ‘global interests’»