The Chinese President Xi Jinping in a telephone call with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said that Palestinian issue is the main issue in the Middle East,

Iran PressAsia: Chinese President Xi Jinping in a telephone call with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said: "China's stance on the Palestinian issue is permanent and clear. We strongly support the just demands of Palestine and all efforts that are useful for resolving the Palestinian issue."

Recalling that the international community must take an objective and fair stance and focus its efforts on advancing peace, Jinping said: "China is willing to continue to play a greater role in achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement of the Palestinian issue as soon as possible."

In another part of his words on behalf of the Chinese government and nation, the Chinese President expressed his sincere sympathy and firm support for the Palestinian government and people in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, saying that China and Palestine strongly support each other in matters of mutual interests and fundamental concerns.

"After the outbreak of coronavirus, China provided many anti-pandemic shipments to Palestine, sent anti-pandemic medical delegations to Palestine, held several video conferences with Chinese and Palestinian health experts, and provided the necessary assistance to the Palestinian refugees in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic," he said.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, for his part, also praised China's significant achievements in tackling the outbreak of COVID-19 and thanked China for its timely and valuable support and assistance to the Palestinian people in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

He also praised China's efforts to uphold justice on the Palestinian issue and to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Palestine, saying that China has been proven time and time again to be the most trusted friend of the Palestinian people.

Stating that he expected China to play a more important role in promoting a just agreement, Mahmoud Abbas said, "Palestine will continue to strengthen its relations with China and will support China's legitimate stance on its main interests in Hong Kong, Xinjiang and other areas."


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