Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu speaks at a regular press conference in Beijing on Jan. 26, 2010. (Photo: FMPRC.gov.cn)
China to continue to work with international community in Haiti
China will continue to work with the international community in the reconstruction of quake-hit Haiti, a senior Chinese diplomat said Tuesday.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu made the remarks at a regular press briefing in response to a question concerning the international conference on Haiti that concluded Monday in Montreal, Canada, where members of the Group of Friends of Haiti, major donors and regional and multilateral partners reached a common understanding on a road map for Haiti's reconstruction and development. Full story
China reaffirms determination to fulfill emission mitigation measures
China on Tuesday reaffirmed its determination to fulfill its emission mitigation plans, adding it was considering reporting its recent emission cuts progress to the Secretariat of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu made the remarks at a regular press briefing in response to a question concerning a Jan. 31 deadline set by the Copenhagen Accord for all parties to outlining emission cut goals for 2020. Full story
China calls for more diplomatic efforts on Iran nuclear issue
China on Tuesday reiterated that more diplomatic efforts were needed from all parties concerned in the Iran nuclear issue to resolve the issue.
"We should first proceed from an overall and long-term perspective, step up diplomatic efforts and adopt more flexible and pragmatic policies to make progress on dialogue and negotiations," said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu. Full story
China again opposes arms sales to Taiwan as U.S. moves to approve package
China on Tuesday urged the United States to end arms sales to Taiwan after the U.S. administration was reported to have agreed the sale of another package of arms.
"Once again, we urge the United States to fully recognize the sensitivity and damage of arms sales to Taiwan," Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu told a regular briefing on Tuesday. Full story