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Syria underlines China's role as a great power at
Syria-China, Politics, 6/24/2005
Syria on Thursday underlined the important role played by China as a great
state and permanent member to the UN Security Council.
President Bashar al-Assad hailed during his meeting with China's Foreign Minister Li Zhao Xing, China's positions supporting the just Arab causes noting at the same time to "China's significant role as a great power and permanent member to the UN Security Council."
There was a stress during the meeting on the "nonstop of consultation and coordination between the two countries over issues of common interest." For his part, Chinese FM highlighted the development of ties between the two countries since the latest visit of President Assad to China last year pointing out at the, "positive role that Syria is playing in the Middle East."
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