China reiterates support of Palestinian state with Jerusalem as capital
(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Beijing, Dec 23 (Petra) –– Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Saturday that his country strongly backs a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the setting up of an independent Palestinian state along the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital.
Welcoming a Palestinian delegation in Beijing, Wang also urged the Palestinians to form one united front and solve internal differences via dialogue.
The delegation said the Palestinian appreciated China's support of the Palestinian cause, and voiced the hope that Beijing would play a bigger role in the Middle East.
Commenting on a UN resolution condemning the declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Wang said Thursday's vote at the United Nations reflects accord by the international community on the need to expedite the Middle East peace process.
China's special envoy to the Middle East, Gong Xiaosheng, emphasised that the two-state solution is the only choice to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, urging the parties not to take any unilateral moves that could jeopardize such a solution.
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