Chinese premier says fight against pollution will be waged long-term

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 13, 2014 12:14 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's war on pollution will be waged long-term, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, amid concerns about widespread air and water pollution which have fuelled public discontent.

Li made the remarks at a press conference at the conclusion of the annual parliamentary session.

(Reporting By Sui-Lee Wee, Ben Blanchard and Megha Rajagopalan; Editing by Jeremy Laurence)