|Spokesperson Zhang Qiyue on Israeli Government's Acceptance of the 'Road Map'for Peace in the Middle East|
Q: On May 25, the Israeli Government announced its acceptance of the 'road map' for peace in the Middle East. What is the comment from the Chinese side?
A: China welcomes Israel's announcement of its acceptance of the 'road map'for peace in the Middle East. China regards this as an important step towards the realization of peace between Israel and Palestine. We hope that Israel and Palestine will seize this favorable opportunity and resume talks as soon as possible so as to ensure an early implementation of the 'road map' plan.