|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on Terrorist Attacks in Paris, France|
Q: It is reported that following a spate of terrorist attacks in Paris on the evening of November 13, French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency across France and the closure of national borders. He said that the nation would stand firm and united against terrorism. What is China's comment on that?
A: The Chinese side is deeply shocked by the terrorist attacks in Paris, France on the evening of November 13 which caused heavy casualties. We strongly condemn the terrorist attacks, and extend deep condolences to the victims and sincere sympathy to the bereaved families and the injured. Terrorism is the common challenge faced by the entire humanity. The Chinese side firmly supports the French side in maintaining national security and stability and combating terrorism.