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China says told Syria to stop violence, help UN aid
China's envoy to Syria told President Bashar Assad's government to stop violence immediately and help the United Nations and International Committee for the Red Cross send aid to strife-hit areas, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

 

A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Liu Weimin, also told reporters that the envoy, Li Huaxin, had also promoted Beijing's backing for a mediation process between the Syrian government and opposition groups facilitated by the United Nations and Arab League.(Reuters)