China has advocated a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis

XI Jinping

Chinese President XI Jinping during a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald trump said about the need to resolve Syrian crisis through diplomatic means. Reported by CCTV.

“Any use of chemical weapons is unacceptable, but the situation should be resolved by political means”, — said the Chinese leader.

He expressed hope that the UN Security Council will remain United in resolving the Syrian crisis.

On the night of 7 April, two destroyers of the US Navy in the Mediterranean sea on the orders of the tramp was released 59 missiles “Tomahawk”. Their goal was a military airbase shirt in the province of HOMS in Western Syria, which used the force of government forces. According to the American authorities, the aircraft took off from this airfield carried out the chemical attack in Idlib province.

April 4 in the alleged use of chemical weapons in the town of Khan Shaykhun Syria’s Idlib province killed dozens of people, injured about a hundred. Washington laid the responsibility for the attacks on Damascus, he denies any involvement in the incident. Moscow, in turn, urged not to make hasty conclusions about the perpetrators of the use of prohibited weapons.