Monday, April 21, 2014   

Beijing calls for fair stance on air zone
(12-05 14:51)

China has urged the United States to respect the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone objectively and fairly a Foreign Ministry spokesman said today.
Hong Lei was responding to media reports that said that Biden conveyed Washington's “deep concerns" over China's East China Sea ADIZ during Wednesday talks with Chinese leaders.
During talks with visiting US Vice President Joe Biden, the China reiterated its principled position on the air zone, and stressed that it is in line with international law and practice, and the US side should take an objective and fair attitude to respect the (establishment of the East China Sea ADIZ), Hong Lei said in a press release.
Chinese leaders and Biden had a candid, in-depth exchange of views on China-US relations and other major affairs of common concern, Hong said.
He stressed that the most important consensus reached by the two sides is that both of them should strengthen dialogues, exchanges and cooperation to push forward the construction of a new model of major-country relations.—Xinhua
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