Published: 12:28, April 14, 2024 | Updated: 12:39, April 14, 2024
China calls for restraint after Iran's military strike on Israeli territory
By Xinhua
A panoramic view of Jerusalem's Old City is pictured at dawn of April 14, 2024, after Iran launched a drone and missile attack on Israel. (PHOTO / AFP)

BEIJING - China called on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint to prevent further escalations after Iran's military strike on Israeli territory, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Sunday.

The spokesperson made the remarks when asked to comment on the report that Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched military strike on April 14 against Israeli territory using ballistic missiles and drones.

China expresses deep concern over the current escalation and calls on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint to prevent further escalations, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said 

China expresses deep concern over the current escalation and calls on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint to prevent further escalations, the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson noted that the ongoing situation is the latest spillover of the Gaza conflict. There should be no more delays in implementing UN Security Council Resolution 2728, and the conflict must end now.

China calls on the international community, especially countries with influence, to play a constructive role for the peace and stability of the region, the spokesperson added.