|Foreign Ministry Spokesman Kong Quan's Comment on the Situation in Uzbekistan|
Uzbekistan is a close neighbor as well as a friendly cooperation partner of China. Over the past days, the Chinese side has been closely following the developments in Uzbekistan. Now, the situation in Andizhan is moving towards stability and the normal social order and people's lives are being restored. We are pleased to see that. The Chinese side is firmly opposed to terrorist, separatist and extremist activities in any form. We will, as always, continue to support the efforts of Uzbekistan and the rest of the region to maintain the security and stability of their countries as well as the whole region.