Foreign Ministry refused to respond to Meifang Zhang’s visit to China reported no specific arrangements
Data Figure: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu
(Reporter Xing Shiwei) yesterday, the Foreign Ministry’s regular press conference, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu’s Remarks on U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates media visit scheduled next week China said the refusal by the Chinese, at present, high-level military exchanges between China and the U.S. is still no specific arrangements.
media questions, said: It is reported that U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates had intended to visit China next week, but was refused the Chinese side, please confirm.
Jiang Yu said: “On Sino-US military relations, I suggest you ask the Ministry of Defense, we attach importance to high-level Sino-US military exchanges, as far as I know, no specific arrangements.”
the same time, Crowley 2, U.S. State Department spokesman, said the United States within the next few days the Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran. Obama also expressed the hope that June 20 or 21 to vote on the new resolution.
In this regard, Jiang Yu, said the Iranian nuclear issue, China’s adherence to the “dual track” strategy. China always believes that dialogue and negotiations to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue is the best way. At present the Council’s consultations on the draft resolution does not mean that the door has been closed diplomatic efforts.
Jiang Yu said China believes that any action taken by the Council should be conducive to a negotiated settlement through dialogue and the Iranian nuclear issue should not punish the Iranian people, should not affect the Iranian people’s normal life. China also hopes that relevant parties continue to take positive steps to promote the proper settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue.