Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, Dec. 13

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TEHRAN -- Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Iran's capital Tehran on Tuesday.

Hu conveyed Chinese President Xi Jinping's cordial greetings and best wishes to Raisi, and briefed the Iranian president on the major achievements and far-reaching significance of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China held in October. (Iran-China-Vice Premier Visit)

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CAIRO -- Egypt and Greece agreed on Tuesday to build a subsea telecom cable in the Mediterranean connecting the two countries, Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology said in a statement.

The cooperation deal was signed between Egypt's telecom service and subsea cable operator Telecom Egypt and Greece's network builder Grid Telecom, the ministry said, adding the move came in line with the Egyptian carrier's strategy to increase its entry points to Europe by providing an eastern gateway via Greece. (Egypt-Greece-Subsea Cable)

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TEHRAN -- The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) and Russia's state space corporation Roscosmos will start a new round of talks on cooperating in the space sector, the official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

High-ranking officials of the ISA and Roscosmos will hold negotiations on the sidelines of the 11th Kish International Aerospace Exhibition, which kicked off on Tuesday in the Kish Island in southern Iran, according to the report. (Iran-Russia-Space Cooperation)

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ANKARA -- Türkiye said Tuesday that it has cleared a queue of oil tankers waiting to pass the Bosphorus and Dardanelle straits as the insurance dispute related to a Western oil price cap on Russian crude is being solved.

A total of 22 of the 26 crude oil tankers waiting to pass the Turkish straits delivered the appropriate insurance confirmation letters, and the passage of 19 of them has been completed, Türkiye's maritime authority said on Tuesday. (Türkiye-Oil Tankers-Price Cap) Enditem

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