China calls on Syrian parties to seek cease-fire

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Chinese government said they called on all parties in Syria to seek a cease-fire and stop the violence.

China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said regarding the latest developments in Syria, "China respects the Syrian people’s choice and takes a positive and open attitude about any political settlement plan widely accepted by Syrian parties."

Hua added, "Once again we call on all parties in Syria to seek a cease-fire and stop the violence. Talks between parties have to be launched and form a political transition road map."

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