China stresses on Nepal crisis resolution through dialogue

KATHMANDU: China wants to see Nepal resolving the existing political differences through dialologue and stability restored in the country as soon as possible, according to a Chinese official.

Responding to a query for China's comment over the amendment of Nepal's Constitution at a regular press conference in Beijing yesterday, Spokesperson of China's Foreign Ministry, Hua Chunying, said, "The Chinese side follows closely the situation in Nepal and welcomes the efforts made by the Nepali government and relevant parties to resolve differences through dialogues."

"As a friendly neighbour, we sincerely hope that all parties in Nepal can bear in mind the fundamental interests of the nation and people, resolve differences through dialogues and consultations at an early date, restore stability to Nepal as soon as possible, and work in concert to pursue post-disaster rebuilding and long-term development," she added.