The envoy of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has praised the Chinese leadership for their support during the recent conflict in the Gaza strip. China has also developed strong trade links with Israel but has traditionally played a very low profile in diplomatic attempts to end the conflict.
The Chinese position is supporting the truce in Gaza, supporting, stopping any kind of aggression from the Israeli's against the Palestinian people, and they support our demands in the United Nations, and there was a special assistance of aid from the Chinese to donate one million dollars for our people in Palestine, especially in Gaza.
More top news
A "caring and loving" teenage boy who "lit up the life" of everyone he met has died in hospital after taking what he thought was ecstasy.
Nicola Sturgeon has attacked the "scale and speed" of the Conservatives' planned spending cuts in her first major post-election speech.
Mobile phone giant O2 has apologised after service suddenly went down in a number of areas across the UK, sparking a flood of complaints.