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Xi sends condolences to presidents of Brazil and Bolivia over plane crash

Editor: Zhang Jianfeng 丨Xinhua

11-30-2016 16:16 BJT

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BEIJING, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday extended condolences respectively to Brazilian President Michel Temer and Bolivian President Evo Morales over a plane crash in Colombia which killed 71 people, including Brazilian footballers.

In the messages, Xi expressed deep condolences to victims in the accident and extended his sincere sympathy, through Temer and Morales, to the families of the victims and the wounded.

A charter flight carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense crashed in Colombia on Tuesday, killing 71 people onboard, including almost all the players of the Brazilian football team and six members of the Bolivian flight crew. Six people survived the crash.

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