Interior Ministry officers drive a car near the site of a bomb blast outside China's embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A suicide bomb attack on the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital last week was ordered by Uighur militants active in Syria and carried out by a member of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, Kyrgyzstan's state security service said Tuesday.China condemned the attack and urged Kyrgyz authorities to quickly investigate.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday the East Turkestan Islamic Movement was a recognized terrorist group that constitutes a serious threat to China, Syria, Central Asia and many other countries and regions.The attack on the Chinese embassy was coordinated through a native of Kyrgyzstan living in Turkey, the Kyrgyz secret service said.
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