China backs establishment of independent State of Palestine
Written by Taiwo Adediran on January 22, 2016
China has lent its support to the establishment of the State of Palestine with East al-Quds (Jerusalem) as its capital. Chinese President,
made the remarks during an address at the Arab League’s headquarters in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
He said such state should be established based on the 1967 borders and enjoy full sovereignty. Xi’s remarks echoed the demands of Palestinians, who are seeking to create an independent state on the occupied territories as well as the Palestinian enclave of the Gaza Strip.