New York

22 March 2019

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on explosion at a chemical plant in China

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn about the loss of life and injuries caused by the explosion at a chemical plant in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province of China. He extends his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.
The Secretary-General expresses his heartfelt sympathies to the people and Government of China.