Chinese FM extends condolences to Pakistan FM over bomb attack 2008-09-21 16:49:00   Print

    BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Sunday sent a condolence message to his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi, condemning the suicide bomb attack on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan.

    In the message, Yang said China firmly opposes terrorism of any form.

    As a good neighbor and all-time friend of Pakistan, China will always support the unremitting efforts made by the government and people of Pakistan to safeguard the country's stability, Yang said.

    He also extended his condolences and sympathies to the victims and their families.

    According to a statement released Sunday by Pakistan's Interior Ministry, 38 persons, including two foreigners, have been killed in Saturday's suicide attack.

Editor: Du Guodong
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