Latest News:  
Beijing   Cloudy/Light rain    25 / 17   City Forecast

Home>>Foreign Affairs

China to study lifting UN sanctions on Libya

(Xinhua)

16:23, September 14, 2011

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- China will earnestly study the issue of lifting UN sanctions on Libya, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu said here Wednesday.

Jiang said at a regular press conference that the UN Security Council had passed resolutions 1970 and 1973, which imposed sanctions on Libya.

"The decision to lift the sanctions on Libya should also be made by the UN Security Council through consultation," Jiang said.

In regards to some countries' proposal to partially eliminate the UN sanctions, the Chinese side will earnestly study the relevant draft resolution, Jiang said.

"The Chinese side is ready to maintain communication with all relevant parties on this issue," she said.

China on Monday officially recognized the National Transition Council (NTC) of Libya as the ruling authority and representative of the Libyan people.

Jiang Yu said on Tuesday that China looks forward to the establishment of an interim Libyan government at an early date as well as a peaceful and orderly regime transition for the war-torn country.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:梁军)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. AC Milan ties Barcelona 2-2 in Champions League

  2. Dancing show held in Damascus' new Folk Arts Festival

  3. Pakistan floods cause 280,000 homeless, huge losses

  4. Magnificent tidal bore along Qiantang River

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. China's actions in Libya show diplomatic maturity
  2. Living in Beijing more expensive than New York?
  3. Middle East turbulence not over yet
  4. Trajectories of China, US diverged after 9/11
  5. China's role in world monetary system positive
  6. Sting of inflation hits campuses
  7. The poor need the state, family and philanthropy
  8. Our kitchens must be freed from gutter oil
  9. US arms sales to Taiwan: Political farce
  10. What 'invisible expenditures' does US military have?

What's happening in China

New entertainment restrictions

  1. Red Earth revisited
  2. As China urbanizes, cities get smart
  3. Publicity official falls to death in C China
  4. Music workshop to be built in China Music Valley
  5. Commemoration of 1911 Revolution mounting

PD Online Data

  1. Guizhou Province: Dong Minority
  2. Tujia Minority
  3. Kazak Minority
  4. Uygur minority
  5. Dali: Bai Minority