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STRELNA, St Petersburg, September 6 (Itar-Tass) - The Syrian crisis should be settled by political means, Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
At the meeting with US President Barack Obama on Friday, Xi Jinping said, “The political solution is the only right way to overcome the crisis in Syria.”
“Military strikes cannot help settle the crisis,” the Chinese president added.
“We expect certain states to think before taking such actions,” Xi Jinping said.
The situation in Syria, North Korea and cyber security issues have also been discussed at the G20 summit by Barack Obama and Xi Jinping . This was reported on Friday by the deputy national security adviser for strategic communication for U.S. President Ben Rhodes. He added that the two leaders exchanged views on a number of "hot issues. Obama, according to Rhodes, noted the existence of differences in the approaches of the US and China regarding specific issues, but stressed that they are amenable to settlement.
The US President, in particular, expressed concern about the cyber threat emanating from China, Rhodes said . In this case in the conversation with Xi Jinping Obama presented the problem as a legal one, affecting industrial and commercial sphere, and not as a threat to the national security of the United States."China and the United States cooperate closely in the implementation of agreements reached at the last summit ," - Xi Jinping said, referring to the results of the fifth round of China - US Strategic and Economic Dialogue held in July.