ISLAMABAD: China vehemently condemned Lahore’s blast, assuring its full support to Pakistan in its efforts of eliminating terrorism.
Conveying his country’s serious concern over the act of terrorism, a spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Tuesday expressed his sympathies to the bereaved families on behalf of the Chinese government and the people.
According to the Chinese media’s reports, the spokesman appreciated Pakistan’s concerted endeavor to combat terrorism.
Meanwhile, acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner said that US strongly condemns terrorist attack in Lahore in which 13 people were killed.
‘We condemn this act of violence, whatever its source. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families’, Toner said.
Mark Toner further said that the US government stands in solidarity with Government of Pakistan, its security forces, and the Pakistani people in their fight against terrorism. He added America stood by its stance on peace in South Asia. INP