During the meeting, Jun underlined that China's stance on the events in Syria is based on a responsible policy stemming from objectivity, justice and adhering to the international law principles in the interests of the Syrian people, and to restore security and stability in Syria as a main factor for the region's stability.
"China supports the reform process being carried out in Syria and the important steps taken in this regard," Jun said, adding that his country will continue playing its positive and constructive role to find a political settlement for the crisis in Syria through dialogue among all sides concerned in the country away of foreign intervention.
President al-Assad, for his part, appreciated China stances, as leadership and people, regarding Syria.
Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem, Presidential Political and Media Advisor Buthaina Shaaban, Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad and the Chinese delegation accompanying Mr. Jun attended the meeting.
In a press statement to journalists following the meeting, the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister said " I exchanged clear and profound viewpoints with President al-Assad about the Syrian issue... China as a friendly country to Syria is following with great concern the developments here.. we are worried about the escalation of crisis in Syria."
He added "in another term, China calls for halting acts of violence and calls on all sides in Syria to sit on the dialogue table to reach a comprehensive political plan.
Jun hoped referendum on the new draft constitution and the parliamentary elections would be run in a smooth way, adding that the Chinese experiment indicates that no country could achieve development to its people in the absence of stability.
He stressed that his country's objective and just stance over the crisis in Syria stems from the basic interest of the Syrian people, saying "China has no selfish intentions in this issue."
In the same context, Minister al-Moallem met the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister and the accompanying delegation.
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