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After the hostage tragedy, China's Foreign Ministry says the government attaches great importance to the case, and has urged the Philippine government to spare no effort in protecting Chinese nationals in the country.
A team sent by the Foreign Ministry arrived in Manila on Tuesday morning, to deal with the incident's aftermath.
The related Chinese departments will maintain close contact with Philippine officials and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Regional government to ensure that all survivors are brought home quickly and safely.
Guo Shaochun, Council of Chinese Foreign Ministry, said, "The working team will cooperate with the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines and the working team of Hong Kong SAR government to properly deal with the aftermath as soon as possible."
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