|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Qin Gang's Remarks on Terrorist Bombing in the Russian Republic of Ingushetia|
Q: A serious explosion hit the Russian Republic of Ingushetia on August 19, inflicting heavy civilian casualties. How does China comment?
A: The Chinese Government strongly condemns this terrorist attack, expresses deep condolences over the victims of innocent civilians and sincere sympathy to their families. China firmly supports the Russian government's efforts to crack down on Chechnyan and other terrorist forces and will step up counter-terrorism cooperation with Russia.