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Chinese leaders send condolence letters

08-25-2010 08:26 BJT Special Report:HK Tourists Held Hostage in Manila |

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Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao have signed a joint condolence letter to Donald Tsang, Chief Executive of Hong Kong over the Manila hostage tragedy.

Vice President Xi Jinping has also sent a letter to the Chief Executive, expressing sorrow and condolences to the families of the victims.

 

 

Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday expressed their condolences to the families of the eight Hong Kong tourists killed in a hostage crisis in the Philippines.

In a joint letter to Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), Hu and Wen expressed their deep sorrow for the families of those killed and consolation for the injured.

"We are in grave shock and grief on hearing that eight Hong Kong compatriots fell and many others were injured in the Manila hostage incident," the letter said. Full story >>

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.cn

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