International community play a constructive role in Maldives: China

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Vastavam web: The international community should play a constructive role in promoting stability in the Maldives, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a visiting envoy from the troubled Indian Ocean island state, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday.Maldives President Abdulla Yameen imposed a 15-day state of emergency on Monday after ordering the jailing two Supreme Court judges. The court had quashed convictions against nine opposition figures, sparking a political crisis.