Latest News:  

English>>Foreign Affairs

China willing to join Geneva talks on Syria: spokesman


19:12, May 27, 2013

BEIJING, May 27 (Xinhua) -- China is willing to actively participate in the Geneva II conference on the Syria issue, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday.

Hong said during a regular press briefing that China welcomes the proposal by Russia and the United States to hold the international conference .

"China supports all efforts that are helpful for a political resolution to the Syria issue," Hong said.

He said the Chinese side is ready to work with all related parties to push for a just, peaceful and proper resolution to the Syria issue as soon as possible.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mualem on Sunday said in Iraqi capital of Baghdad that Syria "in principle" will attend the upcoming Geneva conference aimed at ending the two-year-old Syrian crisis.

Also on Sunday, Syrian opposition said that it in principle agrees to participate in the upcoming Geneva talks.

We Recommend:

'Chindia' has great potential

Taiwan demands Filipino apology

Defense of sexual slavery angers Beijing

Maritime dispute to be addressed

China, India to make new engine of world economy

Chinese President to visit Latin America

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:WangXin、Zhang Qian)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. East China Sea Fleet conducts drill

  2. Snipers complete military skill training

  3. Photos of the week (May 19 - May 25)

  4. Thrilling hurdlers in street

  5. Teacher nabbed for molesting students

  6. Group wedding for migrant workers

  7. World's largest Lego in Times Square

  8. China defends Sudirman Cup

  9. Ladies in finance industries

  10. Most competitive airlines in the world

Most Popular


  1. U.S. dollar could weaken most Asian currencies
  2. Apple's tax dodge smacks of abuse
  3. Chinese premier's Swiss tour fruitful, influential
  4. China-Switzerland FTA to benefit both sides
  5. What China-Switzerland FTA brings about?
  6. What does Premier Li's Europe visit mean?
  7. Not enough attention paid to neurological diseases
  8. Why Chinese youths appear gloomy
  9. Let taxi fare reform be fair
  10. Beijing taxi fare rise hardly seen as all-win solution

What’s happening in China

Photo story: State-owned barbershop dying out

  1. Chinese migrant workers exceed 260 mln by 2012
  2. Blackout hits high-speed trains
  3. Top procuratorate probes blast at explosives plant
  4. Organ from 8-year-old blind girl saves 4
  5. Student awarded 120,000 yuan for damaged skin