China condemns Islamabad bombing

September 21st, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Sep 21 (Xinhua) China Sunday condemned the suicide bombing that ripped through the Marriott Hotel in the Pakistani capital Saturday killing at least 46 people. “China opposes terrorism of any kind. As a friendly neighbour and all-weather friend of Pakistan, China will continue to support the efforts of Pakistan’s government and people to maintain stability,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said.

A truck loaded with explosives struck outside the hotel in a high security zone. Jiang said China expressed heartfelt condolences to the relatives of the victims of the attack.

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