MOSCOW, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- China calls for an immediate start of intra-Syrian talks in accordance with the Geneva agreements reached by world powers, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here on Friday.
China urges all relevant parties to stop violence and launch the dialogue as soon as possible, adopt a flexible and pragmatic attitude on issues such as working out a roadmap for the political transition in Syria and establishing a transitional governing body, Yang told reporters here following a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Full story
MOSCOW, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Russia on Friday accused the United States of double standards on Syria in blocking a U.N. Security Council condemnation of a bomb attack in the Syrian capital that killed at least 53 people.
The car bomb on Thursday on a busy highway in Damascus also damaged nearby Russian embassy buildings. Full story