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China's voice on Nov. 27, 2012

(People's Daily Online)

10:53, November 27, 2012

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei held a press conference on November 26, 2012. (Photo/ Foreign Ministry of China)

>>>> China to report continental shelf limits soon

A Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday that China will make its Partial Submission Concerning the Outer Limits of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 Nautical Miles in the East China Sea to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

Spokesman Hong Lei made the remarks when commenting on the Republic of Korea (ROK)'s recent decision to submit a document on the country's continental shelf limits to the commission. [Read More]

FM responds to new Japanese ambassador's designation

China hopes the newly designated Japanese Ambassador to China can make due efforts to improve bilateral ties, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday.

Hong Lei made the remarks at a daily news briefing. The Japanese government officially approved the appointment of Masato Kitera, assistant chief cabinet secretary, as its new ambassador to China last Thursday. The appointment is effective from Monday. [Read More]

>>>> China believes in Spain's capability in handling Catalonia-related issues: FM spokesman

China expressed its belief that Spain has the wisdom and capability to handle issues related to the recent elections in the Catalan Parliament.

"We took note of the developments to the situation," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said at a daily press briefing in response to a relevant question.[Read More]

>>>> China expects stability in Egypt

China hopes Egypt can maintain political and social stability despite recent violent clashes in the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.

Hong Lei made the remarks at a press briefing when questioned about the nationwide protests in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and President Mohamed Morsi over a series of controversial presidential decrees.[Read More]

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