China ready to work with Pakistan to deal with threat of terrorism

BEIJING: China would continue to work with Pakistan to deal with the threat of terrorism and protect the safety of Chinese people and personnel in Pakistan, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Wang Wenbin has said.
“Terrorism is the common enemy of mankind. China firmly opposes any force using terrorism to seek geopolitical interests,” Wang said during his regular briefing held in Beijing on Monday.
Expressing shock and condemning the attack on a vehicle carrying the Chinese nationals in Gwadar, he offered condolence over the killing of Pakistani personnel in the attack and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved families and injured.
The spokesperson urged the Pakistan side to arrest the perpetrators and punish them as soon as possible.
He said the Pakistani side had given proper treatment to the injured Chinese personnel, adding that the Pakistani authorities had said they would take every effort to ensure the safety of the Chinese projects in Pakistan.
He called on all regional countries to collaborate in eradicating terrorist groups and upholding the common safety and development interests of all the countries in the region. – APP