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1. China congratulates Mursi on Egyptian election victory: FM spokesman
Beijing, Monday, 25 June 2012
China congratulated Mohammad Mursi on his recent victory in the Egyptian presidential election.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
2. Hu congratulates Mursi on election as Egyptian president
Beijing, Monday, 25 June 2012
Chinese President Hu Jintao congratulated Mohammad Mursi for his victory in Egypt's first presidential election since former President Hosni Mubarak resigned early last year.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
3. China welcomes Iran's engagement with IAEA: envoy
Vienna, Tuesday, 5 June 2012
China welcomes Iran's engagement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on clarifying the possible military dimensions to the country's nuclear program.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
4. China willing to enhance ties with Iran: top legislator
Beijing, Thursday, 7 June 2012
China is willing to further enhance its relations with Iran, said top legislator Wu Bangguo when meeting with Iranian President.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
5. China urges flexibility in upcoming Iran nuclear talks
Beijing, Monday, 11 June 2012
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed hope that all parties concerned will show further flexibility and pragmatism in the upcoming talks on Iran's nuclear program in Russia.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
6. Chinese assistant FM to attend Iran nuclear talks
Beijing, Friday, 15 June 2012
Assistant Foreign Minister Le Yucheng will lead a Chinese delegation to attend the upcoming talks in Russia on Iran's nuclear program, the ministry announced.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
7. Chinese delegation leaves for visits to Iran, Nepal
Beijing, Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Ai Ping, deputy head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, left Beijing with a delegation for visits to Iran and Nepal.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
8. Israeli president meets senior Chinese political advisor
Jerusalem, Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Israeli President Shimon Peres met with Chen Zongxing, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
9. China, Libya vow to cooperate in Libyan reconstruction
Beijing, Monday, 11 June 2012
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and visiting Libyan Foreign Minister Ashour Ben Khayil vowed to boost cooperation concerning Libya's reconstruction.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
10. Libyan FM hopes for Chinese firms' engagement in postwar reconstruction
Beijing, Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Visiting Libyan Foreign Minister Ashour Ben Khayil said that an open Libya welcomes Chinese businesses' engagement in the postwar reconstruction of the war-battered country.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
11. Chinese envoy leaves for Saudi to mourn death of crown prince
Beijing, Tuesday, 19 June 2012
A special envoy of Chinese President Hu Jintao left for Saudi Arabia to extend condolences regarding the death of Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
12. China says int'l actions should help ease Syrian tension
Beijing, Monday, 4 June 2012
China said that international actions on Syria should be conducive to defusing the current tension and promoting a political resolution to the issue.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
13. China deeply concerned with current Syrian situation: FM spokesman
Beijing, Wednesday, 13 June 2012
A Foreign Ministry spokesman voiced deep concern over the current situation in Syria, adding that China expects all relevant parties to create favorable conditions for political talks.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
14. China urges world to back Annan's Syria efforts, stick to political path
Beijing, Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said that the international community should fully support special envoy Kofi Annan's efforts on the Syria issue and adhere to the political path.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
15. China opens to political proposals on Syrian conflict
Beijing, Thursday, 14 June 2012
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said China is open to proposals on convening an international conference on Syria or establishing a contact group on Syria.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
16. China urges Syria to cooperate with UN
Beijing, Monday, 18 June 2012
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman urged all parties in Syria to cooperate with and support the UN observation mission to the country.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
17. China reaffirms constructive role in addressing Syrian conflict
Beijing, Thursday, 21 June 2012
China on Friday reaffirmed its constructive role in addressing the Syrian conflict, urging all relevant parties concerned to cease fire and stop the violence immediately.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
18. China calls for early launch of political dialogue in Syria
Beijing, Wednesday, 27 June 2012
A Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the international community should work on launching a timely political dialogue in Syria.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
19. China reaffirms support for political solution in Syria ahead of Geneva meeting
Beijing, Thursday, 28 June 2012
China reaffirmed its support for a political solution to the Syrian conflict ahead of an international conference on Syria to be held in Geneva.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
20. Chinese FM to attend upcoming Geneva meeting on Syria
Beijing, Friday, 29 June 2012
Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will attend a ministerial-level meeting slated for June 30 in Geneva to discuss the Syrian conflict.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
21. China, Tunisia confident in prospect of bilateral ties
Tunis, Friday, 1 June 2012
Top officials of China and Tunisia said that the two countries are confident in the prospect of their bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
22. China hopes Turkey, Syria handle jet incident with restraint
Beijing, Monday, 25 June 2012
A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry voiced the hope that Turkey and Syria will maintain calm and exercise restraint in settling a dispute over a jet incident.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
23. Chinese oil giant starts operating Halfaya oilfield in Iraq
Beijing, Monday, 18 June 2012
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), China's top oil producer, said operations have begun at the first phase of its Halfaya oil field project in Iraq, with an initial annual capacity of 5 million tonnes.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
24. Largest UAE banks to open offices in China
Dubai, Thursday, 7 June 2012
Two of the largest banks of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirates NBD and National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), are eyeing opening their branches in Chinese cities to benefit from the growing trade relations between the two countries.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
25. Guangdong UAE build fair kicks off amid high hopes
Dubai, Monday, 18 June 2012
The Guangdong Build United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2012, the first fair and exhibition on building materials by companies from China's Guangdong province in the Gulf state, started on Monday in Dubai's neighboring sheikhdom Sharjah.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
26. UAE banks reach out to Chinese firms abroad, at home
Dubai, Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Two largest banks of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) not only want to expand in China, but they also want to embrace the growing number of Chinese enterprises in the Gulf state.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
27. Sudan to get Chinese medical volunteers
Beijing, Friday, 29 June 2012
A Chinese charity organization held a ceremony to wave off its first group of medical volunteers to assist Sudan's maternity and family health care work.
Source: Xinhua, Beijing
Compiled by Dipanwita Chakravortty
Dipanwita Chakravortty is pursuing her M Phil degree in School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Email
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