BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Some countries and international organizations continued to condemn the deadly terrorist attack in Kunming, capital of China's southwestern Yunnan province, and expressed condolences to the victims' families.
The UN Security Council on Sunday issued a chairman statement, condemning in the strongest terms Saturday's terrorist attack at Kunming train station and extending sympathy and condolences to the victims and their families as well as to the people and the government of China.
The Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes a serious threat to international peace and security, and that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivation, wherever and whenever and by whomsoever committed, said the statement.
The Security Council reiterated their determination to combat all forms of terrorism, stressed the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of this terrorist attack to justice, and urged all countries to cooperate actively with the governments of relevant countries in fighting terrorism.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, Kyrgyz President Almaz Atambayev, Cuban leader Raul Castro also sent separate messages to Chinese President Xi Jinping, strongly condemning the terrorist attack and expressing their firm support to China's efforts to combat terrorism.
Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer sent a message to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
In addition, Germany, Britain, Spain, Australia, South Korea, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Iran, Syria, Qatar, Grenada, Equatorial Guinea and the European Union condemned the terrorist attack and expressed sympathy and condolences to the victims and their families as well as to the people and the government of China.