China Calls on Israel to Put End to Airstrikes on Gaza

Palestinian Chronicles:

China has called on Israel to put an end to its airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after the Israeli premier vowed that the besieged enclave would be pounded ‘as long as necessary.’

“China is concerned about the escalation of the situation in Gaza,” Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Liu Weimin said in a press briefing on Monday.

“We call upon the Israeli side to stop air raids against Gaza. We hope parties concerned can stop firing immediately in order to avoid casualties of innocent civilians.”

China’s reaction to Israel’s offensive against the blockaded region of Gaza coincided with a fresh wave of Israeli air raids on the impoverished area on Monday. Read more

Categories: Asia, Israel, Palestine

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