YEREVAN (Armenpress)–"China does not favor opinions claiming that the principle of human rights protection is superior to the principle of sovereignty and territorial integrity," the visiting chairman of the Chinese parliament Lee Pen announced on Thursday in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku.
During a meeting with Azerbaijan’s prime minister the Chinese leader underlined that the principle of sovereignty and territorial integrity is "a sacred and inviolable principle" for his country.
Lee Pen expressed the gratitude of his government to Azerbaijan for protecting the Chinese position on the issue of Taiwan. At the same time he announced that China regards Azerbaijan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity with "consistent respect."
He stressed the importance of solving all regional conflicts through peaceful ways.