• publish: 19 October 2017
  • time: 3:08 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 4977
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China condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

China strongly condemns the attacks in Afghanistan launched by Taliban militants that killed at least 71 people, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday.

Media reported that the attacks happened Tuesday in several provinces of Afghanistan, injuring about 170 people.

Spokesperson Lu Kang told a daily news briefing that China was shocked at the heavy casualties, extended condolences for those killed, and conveyed sincere sympathy to the injured and families of victims.

Lu said that China was concerned about the escalation of violence and called on related parties to participate in the reconciliation process to safeguard the country’s peace and development.

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