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Chinese FM meets Syrian envoy

08-16-2012 14:40 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met the envoy of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Bouthaina Shaaban.

They have held talks in Beijing, where Shaaban arrived on Tuesday. During an interview with China’s official English-language newspaper, the China Daily, Shaaban praised China and Russia on their stance towards the bloody conflict engulfing her country.

On Wednesday, the official People’s Daily newspaper said China hopes the talks with the envoy and a proposed visit by opposition representatives will help rekindle hopes for a brokered solution.

Editor:Wang Shuo |Source: CCTV.com

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