|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Qin Gang's Remarks on Qatar Mediating the Djibouti-Eritrea Border Dispute|
Q: Through the good offices of Qatar, Djibouti, Eritrea and Qatar signed an agreement recently, authorizing Qatar to mediate the border dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea. How does China comment on Qatar's mediation?
A: China always supports settling disputes between countries through negotiations and welcomes the signing of the mediation agreement among Djibouti, Eritrea and Qatar on solving the Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute. We appreciate Qatar's mediation efforts and hope the parties concerned can properly solve the issue at an early date.