China welcomes US, Russia deal on Syria chemical weapons

September 15, 2013 07:54

BEIJING - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that he welcomed a deal reached by the United States and Russia to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

"We believe that this framework agreement has ameliorated the present explosive and tense situation in Syria," Wang told visiting French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 21, 2019
New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees


Cookie Settings