China urges a political solution to the crisis in Syria 14/04/2016 China urges a political solution to the crisis in Syria

Geneva, SANA – China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) Ma Zhaoxu reiterated his country’s stance on supporting a political settlement as the only solution to the crisis in Syria.

Following his meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Wednesday, Ma said China advocates political settlement as the only solution to the crisis in Syria, urging all the parties involved in the talks in Geneva to seize the opportune time and find a sustainable political settlement that benefits the Syrian people and takes into account the interests and concerns of all parties.

He noted that China pays great attention to the Syria issue and highly values de Mistura’s efforts in promoting the talks, which have already shown “a positive momentum”, adding that China will work together with the international community to play a constructive role in addressing the crisis in Syria.

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