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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 - World - CONFLICT

    Xi Jinping repeats call for political solution to end Syrian civil war

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:33pm by Reuters

    ... in Tuesday's vote- Hassan al-Nuri and Maher al-Hajjar- won 4.3 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively, parliamentary speaker Mohammad al-Lahham said. "I congratulate Syria for choosing its chief, ... a China-Arab forum in Beijing, in a speech broadcast live on state television yesterday. The first round of Syria peace talks in Geneva in 2012 stipulated the establishment of a transition government, ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi expected to rally BRICS at G20 summit

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... military intervention in Syria, whose government is accused of using chemical weapons on its own civilians. The two leaders are expected to discuss the issue with other emerging nations, ... and Russia oppose military intervention in Syria," said Lukyanov. "The West tends to see the BRICS as an economically emerging power. But it is also a grouping of global political ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... A political solution is the only way out President Xi Jinping on the crisis in Syria   It's a five-second moment of reflection before we move on to the rest of the season Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade on the team's first defeat in 27 games   I want to tell my story, but it will also be the story of 61 million children who can't get education Malala Yousafzai, 15, ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    President Xi hints at more assertive foreign policy

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng and Kim Wall

    ... would like to play a more prominent role in international affairs. Xi and Ban discussed the conflict in Syria and North Korea's nuclear programme, but Xi also outlined China's ... Syria. "Beijing believes its voice and that of the developing nations are not heard enough in the UN and wants it to reform," Zhao said. Jin Canrong, a specialist in international ...

  6. News - China

    Xi says China-US relationship at ‘critical juncture’

    Posted May 27th 2013, 06:30pm by AFP

    ... with international stalemate on how to resolve the civil war in Syria. “The current China-US relationship is at a critical juncture to build on past successes and open up new dimensions for the future,” Xi ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The cold war isn't over, just remade

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Letters

    ... are on Syria, the neo-cold war's epicentre simmers further east. In March, Xi Jinping made Moscow his first diplomatic stop as China's president and declared the Sino-Russian bilateral ... a reaction- as it would be if the US sent its military might into Syria. In each case, the same question remains: then what? Paul Letters is a political commentator and writer. For his forthcoming ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A good place for friends to meet

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am

    ... backing for Japan in its territorial dispute. Washington has a long list of concerns, including trade, the yuan, Chinese military transparency, cyber-spying and Syria. Both leaders want the other ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping to meet US President Obama in California in June

    Posted May 21st 2013, 10:19am by AFP

    ... belligerence and seeks a diplomatic breakthrough to end the slaughter in Syria. The talks will be the first major move by Obama in the crucial but delicate relationship with Beijing since he won ... against President Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Recent warnings by the Pentagon and other independent analysts that China is engaged in a vast campaign of cyber espionage to extract the US ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Deal involving all parties only way to end Syrian crisis, Xi Jinping tells Mursi

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... hope that all parties in Syria will pursue a solution to issues concerning political transition as soon as possible," he said. Mursi said Egypt attached great importance to China's ... in Syria should be resolved by the Syrian people themselves," Yin said. China has long adhered to the principle that a foreign nation should not interfere in the internal affairs of other ...




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