China opposes Israeli PM’s West Bank annexation plans

Amman, China has voiced opposition to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to impose sovereignty on the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea in the occupied West Bank if he gets re-elected in the September 17 elections.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said at a press conference on Monday that China opposes unilateral measures that could escalate tensions in the Middle East, adding that Israel should exercise caution and maintain the basis of the peace process in the region.

Source: Jordan News Agency