China pres. urges just resolution for Palestinian issue

BEIJING, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called on the international community to find a just resolution for the Palestinian cause and to press for peace between Palestine and Israel.

“It is in the interest of the international community to find a comprehensive and just resolution for the Palestinian issue, and to help Palestine and Israel achieve peaceful coexistence and common development, Xi said in a congratulatory message marking the UN observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

“The issue of Palestine is at the core of the Middle East issue,” the Chinese president said in his message carried by Xinhua news agency, adding that China, as a good friend, partner and brother of the Palestinian people, is a staunch supporter of Palestine-Israel peace.

Xi reiterated his country’s support for the just cause of the Palestinian people to restore their legitimate national rights, including an independent and fully sovereign state on the basis of the 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Source: Kuwait News Agency