BEIJING, July 9(Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Ministry
spokesman Qin Gang Thursday urged the international community to abide by a
single standard in dealing with terrorism.
Qin was speaking at a ministry press conference about
the deadly riot in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur
Autonomous Region, on Sunday, which left at least 156 people dead and more than
He said terrorism was a public enemy of the
For China and neighboring counties, the three forces
of "terrorism, separatism and extremism" were regional public enemies, which the
international community should unite to combat, take the same actions and
improve cooperation, he said.
It should not take two different standards, he said.
In both the United Nations and with its regional
neighbors, China had always supported and cooperated in international actions
against terrorism, he said.
Qin said the Chinese government had evidence that the
people suspected of inciting the riot had received training from terrorist
"They have countless ties with the three forces
abroad, so we urge that all countries in this region to enhance cooperation to
secure stability and peace in our region," he said.
The government said it has evidence to prove that the
separatist World Uyghur Congress led by Rebiya Kadeer had incited and organized