21 Dec 2006

China hopes for resolution of Fiji crisis

3:11 pm on 21 December 2006

China says it won't join Australia and the US in imposing sanctions against Fiji over the coup.

An official at the Chinese embassy in Fiji, Mingxing Fei, says China hopes that Fiji will sort out its internal differences.

"China is a friendly country to Fiji and we are hoping all the parties involved can resolve their internal differences appropriately for the sake of stability in Fiji."

Mingxing Fei, says