China responds over rising tensions between Iran and US

China responds over rising tensions between Iran and US

BEIJING - China says no one want war and instability in the Gulf of Oman and urged the need for dialogue to resolve differences.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang in a statement called all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in the region.

Geng Shuang said Beijing has deeply concerned about the rising tension between U.S and Iran.

He said that China hoped all sides will resolve their differences through dialogue.

Meanwhile, European Union has called for maximum restraint amid mounting tensions over U.S. accusations against Iran over attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

A spokesperson of the EU’s Foreign Service talking to media said that we are gathering more information and assessing the situation.

She said that the region doesn’t need further escalation and destabilization and called for maximum restraint to avoid provocations.

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