China ‘opposed to the use of force’ in Syria: foreign ministry

Beijing (AFP) – China said Saturday it was “opposed to the use of force” following US-led air strikes against Syria and called for a “return to the framework of international law”.

“We consistently oppose the use of force in international relations, and advocate respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all countries,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement on its website.

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