BEIJING - China said on Friday, July 13, it would "seriously" study a new U.N. draft resolution on Syria after Syrian opposition activists said more than 200 people, mostly civilians, were massacred in a village by forces loyal to the Syrian government.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin told a daily
news briefing that China was “looking seriously” at the draft
resolution, and that members should seek consensus.
Britain circulated a draft on Wednesday,July 11, backed by the
United States, France and Germany, that would make compliance
with a transition plan drafted by international envoy Kofi Annan
enforceable under Chapter 7 of the U.N. Charter.