HRH Prince Turki AlFaisal delivered opening speech at Second Tsinghua Area Studies Forum

Date: July 5, 2021

On Monday, July 5, 2021, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the KFCRIS, HRH Prince Turki AlFaisal, delivered the opening speech at the Second Tsinghua Area Studies Forum held by the Institute for International and Area Studies (IIAS), Tsinghua University, in which he stressed that the world needs to understand China as an ascending great power and not only as China; therefore, the Chinese need to make themselves understood and not to be misunderstood by others in a climate of suspicion and in the age of polarization in the international scene. HRH Prince Turki also emphasized that the most dangerous threat nowadays is the state of polarization in world politics that is giving rise to geopolitical risks and presents a major threat to multilateralism, globalism, and our interdependence.