Besham terror attack backed by enemies of Pak-China friendship: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) said on Thursday that there remains no doubt that the suicide attaack in Besham was orchestrated by enemies of Pakistan-China friendship.

FO Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch addressed a weekly press briefing and said Pakistan was in touch with China following the “heinous attack”.

She reiterated that Pakistan was “fully committed to bringing terrorists, and their facilitators and abettors to justice”.

“Such despicable attacks further strengthen Pakistan’s resolve in fighting terrorism in all of its forms and manifestations,” she added.

Baloch termed the two neighbouring nations “close friends and iron brothers.”

“Together, we will resolutely act against all such acts and forces and defeat them,”added the spokesperson.

She further expressed Islamabad’s determination to work with Beijing in ensuring the safety and security of Chinese nationals, projects and institutions in Pakistan.