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China condemns Western aggression against Syria and considers it a violation of international law

CHINA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThe Chinese Foreign Ministry condemned the tripartite aggression against Syria as a “violation of international law,” stressing that a political settlement is the only way to resolve the Syrian crisis.

“Beijing believes that a political settlement is the only way to resolve the Syrian crisis and has repeatedly called for a comprehensive, just and objective investigation into suspected chemical attacks in Syria,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a news conference on Saturday.

“China has always opposed the use of force to draw international relations and believes that any military action beyond the Security Council is a violation of the fundamental principles and rules of international law.”