China warns Pakistan its new ambassador ‘might be attacked’
In a letter that was leaked to the media on Saturday, the Chinese Embassy has alleged that a member of the terrorist network East Turkestan Islamic Movement has "sneaked into Pakistan " and poses a threat to Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing .
The Interior Ministry and the Chinese Embassy have declined to comment on the letter, neither refuting nor verifying its authenticity.
China has appointed Mr. Jing, who has served as Chinese Ambassador to Afghanistan , as its new envoy to Pakistan . Yao replaced Sun Weidong , who served as China 's Ambassador to Pakistan for three years and recently returned to his country.
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In the letter, Ping shared details of the terrorist's passport and demanded his immediate arrest and handover to the Chinese Embassy. It identified the terrorist as Abdul Wali .
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In June, the militant Islamic State group had claimed that it had killed two Chinese nationals who were abducted from Quetta in May. China has often urged Pakistan to improve security after pledging around $57 billion to build power plants, railways, and roads that will cross the Himalayas to connect western China with Gwadar port.
In July, two days after an incident of firing on Chinese nationals in Ghotki, Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal had directed the police to ensure extraordinary security for Chinese and other foreign nationals working on CPEC projects.
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