Originally published by RFA,8 Apr 2010
By Luisetta Mudie
HONG KONG—China voiced concern Thursday about events in neighboring Kyrgyzstan, where opponents of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev took control of the government after a wave of deadly violence around the country.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said Beijing was “deeply concerned” about the situation in Kyrgyzstan, which borders its troubled Muslim region of Xinjiang in the northwest.
“China … hopes the country will restore peace soon and maintain stability,” Jiang told reporters at a regular news briefing.
“China hopes that relevant issues will be settled in a lawful way.”Continue Reading →