Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi held phone talks with EU foreign
policy chief Javier Solana Tuesday and both sides exchanged views
on Iran's nuclear issue.
Yang elaborated on the Chinese government's position over the
Iran nuclear issue, saying it should be settled peacefully through
China supports the efforts made by the European Union (EU) in
seeking an appropriate solution to the issue through diplomatic
negotiations, Yang said.
Solana briefed Yang on a recent meeting between the EU and Iran.
Both China and the EU also agreed to keep close contact on the
(Xinhua News Agency October 31, 2007)