Chinese Government's Special Envoy and Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Ming Meets with Deputy Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdul Aziz
（Source: Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia）
On March 11, 2012, Chinese government's special envoy and Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Ming met with Deputy Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdul Aziz in Riyadh. Chinese ambassador to Saudi Arabia Li Chengwen attended the meeting.
Zhang introduced the six proposals China raised on the political solution of the Syrian issue and the communications China had made with the Syrian government and other parties concerned. He stressed that China, Saudi Arabia and other Arab states of the Gulf have consistent overall goals on the Syrian issue and all hope to end the violence as soon as possible, alleviate the suffering of the Syrian people, promote political solution to the Syrian issue and maintain regional peace and stability. China is willing to keep contacts and communication with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states of the Gulf to continue to play a constructive role for the political solution of the Syrian issue.
Prince Abdul Aziz said that Saudi Arabia attaches importance to developing the strategic and friendly relations with China and is willing to keep timely and close communication with China on the Syrian issue, strengthen coordination, increase consensus and promote the early solution of the issue.