BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, had a comprehensive and in-depth exchange of views on the Syria crisis via phone on Tuesday, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Wang said China welcomes the Russia-U.S. deal on Syria, hoping that the accord could be implemented as soon as possible.
The Chinese side holds the belief that a military approach cannot solve the conflict, Wang said, adding that China will continue to contribute to facilitating a political solution to the crisis and make due efforts.
Lavrov appreciated China's stand. Both sides agreed to keep close contacts and coordination on the issue.