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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping calls for unity in Iraq, confers with Ban Ki-moon on Middle East, Ebola, Ukraine

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by Staff Reporters

    ... to unite to stabilise the country, a day after China made a rare move to fully back a UN resolution against extremist groups in Iraq and Syria. Xi issued the call during a meeting with United ... body’s “gravest concern” over the control of territory in Iraq and Syria by al-Qaeda-linked groups including the Islamic State and the al-Nusrah Front (ANF). The resolution also contained a ban ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China's role 'vital' in Syrian dispute, John Kerry says after meeting Wang Yi

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 02:42pm by AGENCIES AND CARY HUANG

    ... 'vital' in Syria issue China could play a "positive, constructive" role at the United Nations on a resolution to rein in Syria's chemical weapons, according to the top US diplomat. US Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged at the start of talks with Foreign Minister Wang Yi that the two sides had "disagreed sharply" over the global response to Syria ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China helps remove chemical weapons from Syria in ‘commitment' to international peace

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 12:21pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com China helped escort the first batch of chemical weapons out of Syria yesterday as part of a joint mission to disarm the country. The Chinese frigate Yancheng entered Syria’s waters on Tuesday along with ships from Russia, Denmark and Norway. Russian trucks transported chemicals from two sites to the northern port of Latakia, where they were loaded onto ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US puts Thailand and Malaysia on human trafficking blacklist

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:16am by AP

    ... ranking, "tier three", including Iran, North Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Syria. China, put on tier three last year, was elevated to a watch list. US President Barack Obama now has 90 ...

  5. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry and Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to meet on Syria and North Korea

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 10:48am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Secretary of State John Kerry will welcome his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Thursday, when the two are expected to talk about Syria and North Korea ... and the US to dismantle Syria’s chemical weapon arsenal was welcomed by Beijing, which is united with Russia in its resolve to veto any UN Security Council resolution against Syria. Although allied ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Obama to lobby Xi Jinping for support on military intervention in Syria

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng, Reuters, AP

    ... Teddy Ng and Agencies in Moscow Backing for military strike likely to be raised in bilateral meeting on sidelines of G20 summit Obama to lobby Xi for support on Syria intervention President Barack Obama is expected to lobby his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to support military strikes against Syria during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit. Observers said ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    New Syria twist for U.N. as Russia says rebels behind chemical attack

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by NYT, Reuters, AP, AFP

    ... Agencies in New York As nerve gas report points to government redoubt in Damascus, Russia says it has materials showing rebels took part in attack U.N. faces new twist over Syria The United Nation's 68th General Assembly opened with a new impasse over Syria as Russia says President Bashar al-Assad's regime has given them new materials implicating rebels ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China, Russia snub UN Security Council talks on Syrian aid

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 09:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Veto-wielding powers are no-shows at key meeting on resolution that hopes to impose sanctions on Syria if it does not improve access to humanitarian relief ... access in Syria, diplomats said. Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan on Thursday presented their draft to the five veto-wielding council powers and were due to meet with them on Monday, but Chinese ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China urges restraint on Turkey-Syria border tensions

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 10:03am by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s Foreign Ministry urged Turkey and Syria to exercise restraint amid mounting border tensions which saw Turkish artillery hit targets inside Syria after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory killed five Turkish civilians. “We appeal to all relevant sides including Turkey and Syria to exercise restraint and refrain from taking any action ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Peace envoy urges China to help resolve crisis in Syria

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Beijing to help resolve Syria crisis UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi yesterday urged greater involvement by China in a bid to end the violence in Syria as he met Foreign Minister Yang ... in solving the events in Syria", without elaborating further. The situation in the Middle Eastern country has been escalating since the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad erupted ...




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