China concerned about deteriorating Palestine-Israel relations
( 2003-10-05 15:08) (Xinhua)
China is seriously concerned and worried about the deteriorating relations
between Palestine and Israel, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan said
in Beijing Sunday.
"We strongly condemn the suicide bombing attack targeting civilians," Kong
said in respondence to questions concerning the suicide bombing attack in
Israel's northern coastal city of Haifa Saturday, in which at least 19 people
were killed and 51 others wounded.
China is clearly opposed to any action that will harm the reconciliation
process between Palestine and the Israel, he said, adding that China hopes the
two sides would stop violence and any other action that would aggravate the
He urged the two sides to return to the correct path of resolving disputes
through negotiations as soon as possible.