|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on the Report Regarding the Killing of the Chinese Hostage by IS|
Q: It is reported that the Islamic State group announced it had killed the Chinese hostage. Can you confirm that?
A:The Chinese side has taken note of the relevant report and is deeply shocked by that. Ever since the Chinese citizen was held hostage by the Islamic State group, the Chinese government has been sparing no effort in rescuing him. We are still verifying the information.