PARIS, June 3, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (1st R) meets with the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (1st L) in Paris, capital of France, on June 3, 2016. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)
PARIS, June 3 (Xinhua) -- China is willing to work closely with the United Nations to solve the Palestinian-Israeli issue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Paris, where the Middle East Peace Initiative ministerial conference was held on Friday.
Ban, on his side, said the United Nations is also willing to work closely with China to push for an equitable solution to the Palestinian-Israeli issue.
The UN Secretary-General also said he appreciates the constructive role of China in the peace process.
Wang said China firmly supports the peace process in the Middle East, the two-state solution as the basis of the Palestinian question, the resumption of the peace talks, and the role of the Middle East Quartet (the United Nations, the United States, the European Union and Russia).