US embassy cable - 93BEIJING45951

CHINA: 1993 ANNUAL TERRORISM REPORT

Identifier: 93BEIJING45951
Wikileaks: View 93BEIJING45951 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Beijing
Created: 1993-12-23 08:25:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: PTER CH
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
R 230825Z DEC 93
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 0259
UNCLAS BEIJING 045951 
 
 
S/CT FOR REAP 
 
E.O. 12356:  N/A 
TAGS:  PTER, CH 
SUBJECT:  CHINA:  1993 ANNUAL TERRORISM REPORT 
 
REF:  STATE 317207 
 
1.  RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED PARA 5 REFTEL FOLLOW: 
 
A.  POST HAS NO RECORD OF ANY CHINESE GOVERNMENT 
PROSECUTIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM.  THERE 
WERE PRESS REPORTS OF AT LEAST TWO BOMBINGS IN XINJIANG 
PROVINCE IN THE CITIES OF KASHGAR AND URUMQI, 
RESPECTIVELY, DURING MID-SUMMER 1993. 
 
B.  POST HAS NO RECORD OF ANY EXTRADITIONS OR ATTEMPTED 
EXTRADITIONS OF SUSPECTED TERRORISTS BY THE CHINESE 
GOVERNMENT DURING THE PAST YEAR. 
 
C.  THE U.S. DOES NOT HAVE AN EXTRADITION TREATY WITH 
CHINA.  CHINA HAS IN THE PAST TRANSFERRED CRIMINALS TO 
COUNTRIES WITH WHICH IT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXTRADITION 
TREATY. 
 
D.  RESPONSES OTHER THAN PROSECUTION:  THE CHINESE 
OFFICIAL POSITION IS THAT THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT IS 
OPPOSED TO ALL FORMS OF TERRORISM AND DOES NOT SUPPORT OR 
HARBOR TERRORISTS. 
 
E.  WE ARE NOT AWARE OF CHINESE PARTICIPATION IN MAJOR 
COUNTERTERRORISM EFFORTS. 
 
F.  THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT PUBLICLY OPPOSES TERRORISM. 
THE EMBASSY HAS NO RECORD OF CHINESE SUPPORT FOR 
INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. 
 
G.  THERE HAVE BEEN NO CHINESE STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT FOR 
A TERRORIST-SUPPORTING COUNTRY ON A TERRORISM ISSUE. 
 
H.  THERE HAS BEEN NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE CHINESE 
ATTITUDE TOWARDS TERRORISM OVER THE COURSE OF THE PAST 
YEAR. 
 
 
ROY 

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