China: Fate of Saddam should be decided by Iraqi people

Updated: 2006-11-07 21:36

BEIJING  -- The fate of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be decided by Iraqi people, said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu on Tuesday.

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China hopes to see stability in Iraq and peaceful life for the Iraqi people at an early date, Jiang said at a regular press conference.

Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging on Sunday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity.

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