Remarks by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Jiang Yu on Iran (Excerpts)

February 5, 2009

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Q: Please brief us on the meeting of political director-generals from the foreign ministries of the six countries on the Iranian nuclear issue held in Germany.

A: Political director-generals from the foreign ministries of China, the US, Russia, the United Kingdom, France and Germany met in Wiesbaden on February 4 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue. China's Assistant Foreign Minister Liu Jieyi attended this meeting.

Liu Jieyi said at the meeting that the six countries should adhere to resolving the Iranian nuclear issue through diplomatic negotiation, seize the current opportunities, intensify diplomatic efforts, display creativity and flexibility so as to seek comprehensive, long-term and proper settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue.

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