|Foreign Ministry Spokesman Liu Jianchao's Comment on the "Declaration of Political Principles" signed between the Sudanese Government and Anti-Government Armed Forces in Darfur|
Q: On July 5th, the Sudanese Government and anti-government armed forces in Darfur signed a "declaration of political principles" in Abuja. What comment do you have?
A: It is a positive progress in the peace talks between the Sudanese Government and the anti-government armed forces in Darfur and will help stabilize the situation in the Darfur region. The Chinese side welcomes this development. China has always maintained that political talk is an effective way to solve the Darfur issue. We hope that under the guidance of the African Union, all parties concerned can continue their efforts to seek a proper and early solution to the Darfur issue.