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Senior Chinese Diplomat Calls for Restraint in Arabian Gulf

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7Dnews London

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 05:32 GMT

Top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi urged all parties in the heated Arab Gulf situation to exercise restraint. Speaking on Monday, June 17th, he called for a resolution to the dispute amidst rising tension between the United States and Iran.

Yi's comments followed the recent attacks on two oil tankers in Oman sea, reported Reuters. 

State Councillor Yi also said that China hoped Iran would not "rashly" abandon the 2015 nuclear deal.


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