Six-Nation Talks on the Iranian Nuclear Issue to Be Held in Shanghai
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu announces:
At the invitation of Assistant Foreign Minister He Yafei, Political Director-generals of Foreign Ministries from the US, Russia, Britain, France, Germany and the Director General of External Relations of the European Council will hold meet in Shanghai on April 16 to discuss plans to resume talks on the Iranian nuclear issue and push forward a resolution through diplomatic negotiation.
In the joint statement in early March, Foreign Ministers of the six nations reiterated resolving the Iran nuclear issue through diplomatic negotiation and agreed to find a plan to resume talks at an early date. The six-nation talks in Shanghai is held to implement the consensus.
China always believes that the Iranian nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully through diplomatic negotiation and dialogue. Given the current circumstances, relevant parties should display creativity and flexibility in proactively seeking a comprehensive, long-term and proper resolution of the issue. We hope to see positive achievements out of the meeting in Shanghai with the joint efforts of all relevant parties.