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Message of condolences from EU High Representative for the CFSP
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On Tuesday, May 13, 2008, Javier Solana, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), sent a message of condolences to the Chinese authorities following the devastating earthquake.

Following is the whole message:

"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."

(China.org.cn May 14, 2008)

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