Pakistan condemns recent incidents in China's Urumqi

Source: Xinhua [10:02 September 09 2009]

The Pakistani government strongly condemns the recent incidents in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, and fully supports the Chinese government's efforts to maintain social stability and ethnic harmony in the city, Pakistan's foreign ministry said on Monday.

"We are confident that the forces of extremism, separatism and terrorism will not succeed in their attempts to sabotage China's stability and its march towards economic development," it said in a statement.

Pakistan fully supports the efforts of the Chinese government to promote the development of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as well as China's greater role in promoting regional peace and prosperity, said the statement.