The Chinese government warned America to stop aggravating tensions in the Middle East. Turkish Foreign Minister also desired reducing of tensions between the US and Iran.

Iran PressAsia: The Chinese government has warned America to stop aggravating tensions in the Middle East. The warning was issued through the Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Geng Shuang,

China further warned America against the abuse of its force and urged all parties to exercise restraint to ensure peace and stability. 

China’s Spokesman, Shuang said at a daily briefing that “Power politics are neither popular nor sustainable."  He added, “The US’s risky military behaviour in recent days goes against the basic norms of international relations." 

“We call on the US not to abuse its force, and appeal to relevant parties to exercise restraint to avoid the situation worsening,” he said, adding that China is “highly concerned” about the standoff between Iran and the United States.

Turkish Foreign Minister addressing the Middle East tension

Also Turkey has raised the alarm that lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani assassination poses “serious risk for peace in the region.”

“We will work with other countries to reduce tensions between the US and Iran,” Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters at the Directorate for EU affairs in the capital Ankara. 

Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani was assassinated along with several senior members of Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) on Friday Morning 3 January at Baghdad International airport. 205/219

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Turkish Foreign Minister addressing the Middle East tension
The Chinese government warned America to stop aggravating tensions in the Middle East