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  1. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Germany refuses Xi Jinping's request to visit Holocaust memorial sites during tour of Europe

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... emblazoned with the number 731, which evoked memories of a Japanese biological and chemical warfare research facility that carried out lethal human experiments in China during the war. The visit ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Xi vs Abe: A tale of two leaders locked in a stand-off

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 12:05pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... aircraft emblazoned with ‘731’. For Chinese, that number evokes a covert Japanese biological and chemical warfare research unit that used Chinese captives for lethal experiments during ...

  4. 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

    ... in a chemical attack outside Damascus that is at odds with UN's findings. The Syrian crisis has already crowded the agenda at the assembly's opening on Tuesday, as the UN chief briefed ... expressed suspicion that the chemical attack was a "provocation" staged by the rebels with the aim of attracting Western military intervention in the conflict. Russian Deputy Foreign ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Top US envoy John Kerry fails to make headway over sea disputes in Beijing

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:27pm by Minnie Chan, Teddy Ng

    ... international maritime warfare exercise and is hosted by the US Navy's Pacific Fleet. The United States is also hoping China can use its relationship with North Korea to press for restarting talks ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    China’s PLA informed Japan on ADIZ in 2010: report

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:18am by Patrick Boehler

    ... comment. Two Chinese representatives, the general and a navy commodore with the PLA’s naval warfare research institute, suggested the armed forces of the world’s now second- and third-largest ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Embattled Putin gives ‘good friend’ Xi Jinping a warm welcome in Sochi

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 01:43pm by Andrea Chen

    ... on a multi-nation joint mission to guard the removal and disposal of Syrian chemical weapons. China had last year supported Russia’s proposal to prevent US military sanctions, in the form of airstrikes, against Syria by instead destroying Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile. Xi and Putin also decided to jointly commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war next year ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Francois Hollande leaves troubles behind as Barack Obama welcomes him on state visit to US

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 01:40am by AP

    ... States to address the threats of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and chemical weapons, together to solve the crises faced by the Middle East, together to support Africa's ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Jordan assumes UN Security Council chair after Saudi Arabia rejected seat

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:16pm by Reuters

    ... to be a surprisingly weighty voice in council debates." As president of the council for January, Zeid will organise briefings on the delayed destruction of Syria's chemical weapons and the escalating ...

  10. 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

    ... Beijing was likely to continue to side with Russia to oppose military intervention in response to allegations that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against his people. ... a strike against Syria if the US got clear proof that chemical weapons have been used by the Syrian government," said Jia Qingguo, a professor at Peking University. The announcement ...




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