The United Nations relief wing said on Monday that the inter-agency humanitarian convoy carrying life-saving items have reached the town of Madaya in Syria, while calling on parties to the conflict to facilitate unimpeded access to all people in besieged areas.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud held talks over phone on April 17,2015, discussing major issues of common concern, including the China-Saudi Arabia relations and the situation in Yemen.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with the president of Syria's main opposition National Coalition Thursday, urging it to participate without preconditions in negotiations to end the Syrian conflict.
China has called different parties involved in the current Iran-Saudi row to stay "calm and restrained". China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the comment at a regular press conference today.
Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday cutting off diplomatic ties with Iran and asked all Iranian diplomats to leave within 48 hours after angry Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi diplomat mission to protest the Saudi execution of a Shiite cleric.