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"We oppose linking terrorism with any specific ethnicity or religion.
"Everyone knows that India and Pakistan are victims of terrorism. Pakistan has made huge efforts and great sacrifices in fighting terrorism. I think the international community should respect this," she added.
Asked about India's accusation that Pakistan supplies arms to terrorist outfits, Hua said: "I understand your concern."
On Sunday, at the gathering of BRICS Summit, Modi called Pakistan the "mothership of terrorism".
Beijing's opposition to India's effort to declare Pakistan-based militant Masood Azhar as a terrorist has caused concerns in New Delhi.
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