Serhat TUNAR -TDO- With the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman, the tension between the United States and Iran continues to increase. The statement made by China stated that the current situation was worrisome and warn the two parties of the conflict; “Do not open the Pandora's Box in the Middle East.”
Wang Yi, a member of the Chinese State Council and Foreign Minister, said that the United States should not use excessive pressure to solve its problems with Iran. Wang Yi expressed great concern about the developments in the Gulf of Oman and called on both sides to ease the tension.
Minister Wang Yi urged the US and Iran to act rationally and to avoid steps that would increase the tension that is already in the region. In a statement, Wang Yi said that they invited both sides to calm down, warning that a small spark in the area could cause bigger problems.