JERUSALEM, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Both Palestinian and Israeli officials hope that China will play a stronger role in resolving the Middle East issues, China's visiting special envoy on Middle East affairs said Friday in Tel Aviv.
Briefing his tour in Palestine and Israel, Gong Xiaosheng said China believes peace, stability and development are in line with the national interests of the Middle East countries, as well as the interest of the rest of the world.
The special envoy reiterated that peaceful dialogues are the best ways to solve regional disputes.
Regarding the unstable situation in the region, Gong said all hot issues in the Middle East should be treated in a comprehensive way, implying the Palestinian-Israeli conflict should not be ignored.
Furthermore, he believed the international community should pay attention to the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn region, helping push the reconstruction process as well as providing aid.
Gong arrived in the region on Tuesday. After visiting Egypt, Palestine and Israel, Gong will leave for France on Saturday, pushing forward the French initiative for Palestinian-Israeli peace process.