China supports efforts of Uzbek government to provide national peace - Chinese MFA
Zhao Lijian, the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, commented on the situation in Karakalpakstan.
In response to a Chinese journalist's question on reaction to the events in Karakalpakstan?) at the briefing of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China held on July 4, he explained the reaction of the Chinese government with the following statement:
"The Chinese side is aware of the events that took place in Uzbekistan a few days ago. As a friendly neighbour and comprehensive strategic partner of Uzbekistan, China supports the efforts of the Government of Uzbekistan to ensure national peace. The Chinese side is sure that under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan is capable of maintaining peace and unity in the country," said Zhao Lijian.