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Media Release: FRETILIN expresses solidarity with victims of China earthquake



Media release
16 May 2008

FRETILIN expresses solidarity with victims of China earthquake

FRETILIN, the largest political party in Timor-Leste (East Timor), has
expressed its solidarity with the families of the victims of the
earthquake in south western China which has left more than 50,000
people dead.

FRETILIN Secretary General Mari Alkatiri said, "The earthquake in
China is a tragic event and we support all reconstruction efforts to
help the region recover."

"We also reiterate our full solidarity to the People and Government of
People's Republic of China and to the Communist Party of China in
their efforts to assist the in the region to recover from the
destruction" added Mari Alkatiri

The earthquake which measured 7.9 on the richer scale hit the
southwestern province of Sichuan on Monday (12 May) afternoon.

For more information, please contact:

Jose Teixeira (+670) 728 7080

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