Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday stated that the Palestinian question is “a root problem in the Middle East ]that[ bears on regional peace and stability”.
In a congratulatory message to a meeting held by the United Nations (UN) on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Xi pointed out that “the Palestinian issue, as a root problem in the Middle East, bears on regional peace and stability, on international equity and justice, and on human conscience and morality,” as reported in Xinhua news agency.
He stressed “that the international community must adhere to the right direction of the two-state solution and make efforts to promote the peace process in the Middle East on the basis of international consensuses such as relevant UN resolutions and the “land for peace” principle.”
He added that “under current circumstances, the international community should pay more attention to the grave challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic to Palestine and help the Palestinian people fight against the coronavirus disease.”
Highlighting his country’s support to the Palestinian question and the Palestinian people’s inalienable legitimate rights, he said that his country always upholds international justice and morality, and supports the just cause of the Palestinian people to restore the legitimate rights of their nation as well as efforts conducive to the peaceful settlement of the Palestinian issue.”
Stressing his country’s sustained efforts for a just and permanent solution to the Palestinian question, he said: “As a permanent member of the UN Security Council and a responsible major country, China is ready to continue its work with the international community to make unremitting efforts for an early settlement of the Palestinian issue with a comprehensive, just and permanent solution, and make positive contributions to an early realization of peace, stability and development in the Middle East region.