China rebuffs criticism over stance on Korean Peninsular situation
BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday rejected criticisms over its stance on the Korean Peninsular situation, saying it would never "pour oil on the fire" at a time when calm and restraint were needed.
"China's stance and efforts are fair and irreproachable. We will not do things like pouring oil on the fire," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular news briefing. Full story
China expresses concern after pirates hijack ship with Chinese sailors aboard
BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- China on Tuesday expressed concern after pirates hijacked a ship with 19 Chinese sailors aboard.
Qin Gang, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, told a regular news briefing China is assessing the situation and has began rescue work. Full story
China respects Kyrgyz people's choice, says Chinese FM Spokesman
BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- The referendum in Kyrgyzstan is Kyrgyzstan's internal affair and China respects the choice of the Kyrgyz people, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang Tuesday.
China supports efforts conducive to advancing stability in Kyrgyzstan, said Qin while commenting on the result of a national referendum held in Kyrgyzstan Sunday.Full story
Pakistani president to visit China
BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will pay a working visit to China from July 6 to 11 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang made the announcement here Tuesday at a regular press conference, expressing warm welcome to this visit.Full story