China asked Pakistan to bring the killers of Chinese nationals to justice

Vastavam web: China today asked Pakistan to bring the killers of two Chinese nationals to justice, a day after DNA tests confirmed the identities of the couple murdered allegedly by Islamic State militants in the restive Balochistan province.”We hope that Pakistan could continue its all-out efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a media briefing here.Lee Zing Yang, 24, and Meng Li Si, 26, were killed in June – a month after they were kidnapped from the Jinnah Town area of Quetta on May 24 allegedly by IS militants.
Pakistan later said the two were were involved in preaching instead of business activities their declared purpose for visiting Pakistan.Hua said China was in close coordination with Pakistan after learning about the murders. She said China condemns all forms terrorism and the violent acts on innocent civilians.”China will cooperate with Pakistan and the international community to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation,” she said.Chinese interest in Balochistan has spiked in recent years after the announcement of the USD 50 billion China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which plans to connect the Pakistani port of Gwadar to Xinjiang in China.