|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on the Situation in Bahrain|
Q: King Hamad of Bahrain called for the start of national dialogue on July 1 after the state of emergency was lifted on June 1. What is China's comment?
A: We welcome King Hamad's announcement of lifting the state of emergency and holding national dialogue. We hope that Bahrain restores social stability as soon as possible and realizes enduring peace and order.