China shocked at bombing against UN Iraq headquarters
( 2003-08-20 10:41) (Xinhua)
China is shocked at the devastating bomb attack on the United Nations (UN)
headquarters in Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesman Kong Quan said in Beijing
China condemns the violent attack meant for the UN staff, Kong said,
extending condolences to the victims and sympathy and solicitude for the
sufferers in the blast.
A truck bomb ripped through the UN headquarters in Iraq Tuesday afternoon,
causing heavy casualties.
Kong said China supports the UN effort for the reconstruction of Iraq and
strongly calls for authorities concerned to take measures to safeguard the
personal security of UN staff in that country.