Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping

Home >> China
UPDATED: 20:20, May 09, 2006
China says diplomacy is best option for solution to Iranian nuclear issue
font size    

China said on Tuesday diplomatic means remain the best option for the solution of the Iranian nuclear issue.

"The Iranian nuclear issue now stands at a critical moment. We urge all parties concerned to remain sober-minded, patient and restrained, show flexibility and refrain from worsening the situation," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao said.

Diplomatic talks are also in the interests of all parties concerned, Liu acknowledged.

Liu also reiterated that the Chinese government has always disapproved of the use of sanctions or force in international affairs. The Chinese side hopes that the relevant parties would go on taking a constructive attitude and resolve the Iranian nuclear issue peacefully through diplomatic means

Last Wednesday, France and Britain, backed by the United States, proposed a new draft resolution to the UN Security Council demanding Iran suspend all enrichment activities immediately or face possible sanctions.

The draft invokes Chapter Seven of the UN Charter, under which the council can resort to economic or diplomatic sanctions, or even military action, to ensure its decisions are implemented.

After intensive discussions on Monday, the foreign ministers of China, the United States, Russia, Britain, France and Germany failed to reach agreement on the draft UN resolution.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this


   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
- Wrangles over Iran continue and crest

- China calls for diplomatic solution on Iran's nuclear issue

- China urges restraint on Iran issue

- FM spokesman: China urges ojective IAEA study of Iran nuclear program

- China hopes Iran nuclear issue solved with diplomatic means, defense minister


Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved