China reiterates support for Palestine

Source:Xinhua Published: 2015-3-1 10:57:19

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Saturday reiterated China's backing for the just cause of the Palestinian people, and called for peace talks between Palestine and Israel.

Li made the remarks as he met with a delegation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) headed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri.

Li said China would continue to support the cause, and understand and support Palestine's aspiration to join the international community as a state.

"[We] hope Palestine and Israel will continue working toward a resolution through peace talks," said the vice president.

China will continue to enhance communication with the Middle East and work with the countries involved toward an inclusive and just resolution to the Palestine issue.

Shukri said he appreciated China's long-standing and firm support and looked forward to China playing a bigger role in the issue.

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