China has called for a cease-fire in Syria. A Chinese envoy calls on the government, opposition and rebel groups to immediately end the violence.
The ambassador has talked with President Assad in Syria. He expressed support for the referendum that Assad has announced. The president wants the Syrians on 26 February to vote on a new constitution that the power of the ruling Baath party and restricts the length of presidential term limits. Also, according to the schedule new elections. Read more »