At a Tuesday news conference with Fabius in
He also said the UN report did not prove the Syrian regime was behind the attack, insisting that there was still "most serious basis to believe that this was a provocation," AFP reported.
Yin Gang, a research fellow on Western Asian and African studies at the
"The real goal of the West is not to find out who's behind the chemical weapons attack but to deal a blow to the Syrian regime. The Western powers' anti-Assad stance has been determined long before the report was released," Li Weijian, director of the Institute for Foreign Policy Studies at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, told the Global Times.
He also said the
"The US and
The Syrian foreign ministry on Tuesday lashed out at the
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said on Tuesday that "
He added that
The US State Department said on Monday that Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi will meet Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday. They are expected to discuss the Syrian conflict, reported Xinhua.
Meanwhile, tensions along the border between
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