China expresses regret over military strikes against Libya

March 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI  

Beijing, Mar 20 (ANI): China has expressed regret over the attack on Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s forces by the United States and its allies, saying that it did not agree with resorting to force in international relations.

“China has noticed the latest development in Libya and regrets the military strike against Libya,” Xinhua quoted Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu, as saying.

Jiang also said that Libya’s sovereignty, independence, unification and territory integrity should be respected.

“We hope stability could be restored in Libya as soon as possible so as to avoid more civilian casualties caused by the escalation of military conflicts,” she added. (ANI)

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