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PRESS STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY


President's statements regarding the recent earthquakein China
 

NEW YORK (22 April 2013) – The President of United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic, is saddened by the deaths of hundreds of people and the injuries to thousands more following the deadly earthquake which struck Ya'an, in Sichuan Province, China, on 20 April.

The President sends his sincere condolences to the Chinese people and Government, particularly the families of those who have been killed or otherwise affected as a result of the disaster.

He expresses his solidarity with the people and Government of China as they recover from this tragedy.

 

 

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