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Xi sends condolences to Obama over Boston bombings

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-16 22:19

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent condolences to his US counterpart Barack Obama over the bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed at least three people and injured more than 140.

In his message to Obama, Xi expressed his deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the US government and its people over the losses and casualties caused by the bombings.

Also on Tuesday, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi sent their condolences separately to US Secretary of State John Kerry over the bombings.


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