Beijing, Jan 19, IRNA-Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Kong Quan said on Thursday diplomatic means would be the best option to settle Iran's nuclear case. Speaking to domestic and foreign reporters, Kong added China still supports diplomatic efforts by different sides to settle Iran's nuclear case.
He expressed hope the negotiating sides would be patient to settle Iran's nuclear case through negotiations and in an appropriate manner.
The spokesman noted that Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki spoke on the telephone with his Chinese counterpart Li Zhaoxing late Wednesday during which the sides discussed issues of mutual interests and China's stance on Iran's nuclear activities.
China calls for settlement of Iran's nuclear case within the framework of rules and regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
China believes that Iran nuclear crisis should be solved through diplomatic channels and negotiations which are the best options for resolving the issue.
Beijing hopes all sides would make further efforts towards resumption of nuclear talks between Iran and the European side.
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