Xi sends condolences to Mexican counterpart over strong earthquake

Xinhua Published: 2017-09-09 00:07:07
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A man removes debris from a collapsed building felled by a massive earthquake, in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico on Sept. 8, 2017. [Photo: AP/Luis Alberto Cruz]

A man removes debris from a collapsed building felled by a massive earthquake, in Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico on Sept. 8, 2017. [Photo: AP/Luis Alberto Cruz]

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a condolence message to his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto over a strong earthquake hitting Mexico.

In his message, Xi extended deep condolences to the victims of the earthquake and expressed heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved families. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

The death toll has risen to at least 58 from the strong earthquake that struck Mexico's southern coast late Thursday.

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