Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Condemn the shooting in New Zealand and express condolences to the victims

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 Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Condemn the shooting in New Zealand and express condolences to the victims


Reporter: It is reported that on the afternoon of March 15, local time, two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, were seriously shot, which has resulted in 49 deaths and many injuries. What is Chinas comment on this?

Lu Guang: We condemn this incident, express our condolences to the victims, and express our sincere condolences to the injured and the families of the victims.

On March 15, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang respectively sent condolences telegrams to Governor Patsy Reddy of New Zealand and Prime Minister Jessica Aden of New Zealand, expressing their deep condolences to the victims, expressing sincere condolences to the injured and their families, and wishing the injured an early recovery. State Councilor Wang Yi and Foreign Minister also expressed condolences to Vice Premier and Foreign Minister Peters of New Zealand.