|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian's Remarks on Russian President Putin's Proposal to Hold Virtual Summit on Iranian Nuclear Issue|
Q: On August 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed that the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany and Iran hold a virtual summit on the Iranian nuclear issue. I wonder if China has a comment?
A: China welcomes President Putin's proposal to hold a virtual summit on the Iranian nuclear issue. We applaud Russia's efforts towards easing tensions surrounding this issue and strengthening regional security. China is committed to upholding the JCPOA and Middle East peace and stability. We stand ready to keep up close communication and coordination with relevant parties to jointly advance the political settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue.