King Salman and China’s Xi open refinery

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman attended a ceremony to mark the opening of the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East.
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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz arrives to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz arrives to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese traditional dance teams perform during the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese traditional dance teams perform during the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz arrives to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (L) raises his stick as he arrives for the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi traditional dance teams perform during the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese traditional dance teams perform during the inauguration ceremony of the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) project on January 20, 2016 in Riyadh. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attended a ceremony to mark the opening of a joint-venture refinery, a symbol of Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East. (AFP/Getty Images)