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EU High Representative for the CFSP Javier SOLANA conveys his condolences following the earthquake in China
2008-05-15 00:00

On 13 May 2008, Javier SOLANA, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), sent the following message of condolences to the Chinese authorities following the devastating earthquake:

"I have just learned about the devastating earthquake that struck China, notably Sichuan province, and took the life of many thousands of Chinese citizens.

On behalf of the European Union, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the government of China. I know that the Chinese authorities will do their utmost to provide rapid relief to the victims of this disaster. Allow me nevertheless to underline the European Union's readiness to assist."

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