China will attend a six-nation meeting on the Iranian nuclear issue, scheduled for Nov. 2 in London, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao on Thursday.
Zhang Yan, director-general of the Foreign Ministry's Department of Arms Control, will represent China at the meeting, which also groups Britain, France, Germany, the Untied States and Russia, Liu said at a regular press conference.
He reiterated China's position of insisting on a peaceful solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.
"We insist on safeguarding the current international non-proliferation system and a peaceful solution through diplomatic negotiations to the Iranian nuclear issue," said Liu at a regular press conference.
He said China has been active in participating in relevant consultation and work with the United Nations and the other five countries on the Iran nuclear issue.
"At present, the Iran nuclear issue is becoming hotter and at a very difficult situation. We hold that under current situation, all concerned parties should make efforts in the way of peaceful negotiation and dialogues," said Liu.
"China supports Iran to further strengthen contacts and consultation with the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), and we also supports Iran to have contacts with the European Union, to promote the development of the Iranian nuclear issue towards a peaceful solution," said Liu.