World leaders interested in seeing the Iran nuclear issue settled - Chinese Foreign Minister
(IRNA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said here Tuesday that a number of world leaders have expressed their desire to see the Iran nuclear issue resolved peacefully, reports Trend.
He said that a number of global leaders had voiced such desire during meetings held with Chinese President Hu Jintao held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) in Vietnam on November 18-19.
During his meetings with ranking officials from Russia, Japan, South Korea, Australia and Chile on the sidelines of the APEC summit, President Hu explained Beijing's stand on the nuclear dispute, Foreign Minister Li added.
The Chinese foreign minister said he got an overwhelming response from the world leaders and ranking officials of their desire to see the Iran nuclear issue resolved through diplomatic or other peaceful means.