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China calls on Palau to ensure detained crew's health

04-10-2012 17:36 BJT

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Chinese diplomats have met with officials from Palau for a second time in Micronesia over the death of a Chinese national. He was part of a group of Chinese fishermen accused of illegally fishing in Palau's waters. How he died is currently under investigation. Twenty-five fishermen have been held in custody for nearly a week. China is calling for Palau to ensure the health of its nationals.

Wen Zhencai, Deputy Consul General of Chinese Embassy in Micronesia, said, "I go to the jail today. The living standard is not good enough. We talked to the governor of jail to improve their living quality and they are willing to do that. They also provide more services, such as arranging the crews who have a cold to the hospital. "


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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