China strongly reacts against the terrorist attack on Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh

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China strongly reacts against the terrorist attack on Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh

BEIJING - China has strongly condemned Wednesday’s attack in Kabul on the convoy of First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, which resulted in dozens of civilian casualties.

“China noted this bomb attack in Kabul targeting the vice president Amrullah Saleh’s convoy, which caused many casualties. We strongly condemned this attack, deeply mourned for the victims and wished those injured a speedy recovery,” Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said during his regular briefing on Thursday.

He said the Afghan peace and reconciliation process was in crucial stage, which called for earnest efforts from all sides.

“As a friendly neighbour and sincere friend of Afghanistan, China firmly supports the Afghan peace and reconciliation process, supports Afghan government and people in combating terrorism and upholding national stability and people safety,” he added. link