Russia condemns Islamabad’s blast
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Russia strongly condemned the terror attack in Islamabad, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
"Russia strongly condemns the terror attack in the Pakistani capital city on December 23, the responsibility for which was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban she said. "One law enforcement officer was killed and several more policemen were wounded as a result of this cowardly attack."
According to Zakharova, Russia sees increased terrorist activity in a number of Pakistani provinces targeting law enforcement personnel and civilians. "We express our solidarity with Islamabad in the face of this global threat and reiterate our commitment to closer constructive cooperation with Pakistan in the sphere of combating terrorism both in multilateral formats, first of all, within the United States and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, and on the bilateral basis," she noted.