- CNTV English - CCTV News

China urges peace in South China Sea

09-26-2010 08:32 BJT

China is stressing peaceful resolution through negotiation, in disputes concerning the South China Sea. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu made the remarks on Saturday, while commenting on Philippine President Benigno Aquino III's recent utterances on the issue.

During a recent speech in the US, Aquino urged Southeast Asian countries to stand as a bloc, if necessary, in regard to the South China Sea issue. Jiang said China has worked, and will always work, for the peaceful resolution of South China Sea disputes, and hopes the concerned states share the same spirit.

Meanwhile, former Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan, who's attending the ongoing Singapore Global Dialogue, says maintaining peace and stability in the South China Sea is a common interest for China and ASEAN countries. He adds that China ensures legitimate freedom of navigation for other countries in the South China Sea, according to international law.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program