Representatives of Syria's opposition group will visit China next month, China's foreign ministry announced today.
Members of Syria's National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change will be in China from Sept 16-20. President Assad's envoy visited in August.
Both China and Russia have vetoed proposed U.N. Security Council resolutions intended to put pressure on Assad. China has repeatedly said it opposes forceful foreign intervention and called for a political solution in Syria.
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