The Chinese government today strongly condemned the Islamic State (IS) group upon confirming that the terrorist group killed Chinese hostage Fan Jinghui. “We express our condolences to the victim and sympathy to his family,” Chinese foreign affairs ministry said.
“The Chinese government strongly condemns this inhuman action and will definitely hold the perpetrators accountable,” the Chinese government added.
China said terrorism is the common enemy faced by all humanity and the Chinese government opposes all forms of terrorism and firmly cracks down on any violent and terrorist crime that challenges the baseline of human civilization.
“The Chinese side will continue to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation with the international community and safeguard world peace and tranquility,” it added.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is in Manila for APEC Leaders’ Meeting, said China firmly opposes terrorism of all forms and will resolutely crack down on any terrorist crime that challenges the bottom line of human civilization.