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Li slams attack in France, expresses condolence

By ZHAO HUANXIN in Ulaanbaatar ( Updated: 2016-07-15 10:02

Li slams attack in France, expresses condolence

Leaders stand for a minute of silence for the victims of a deadly attack in the French city of Nice, before the opening session of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Ulaanbaatar.[Photo/Agencies]

China opposes terrorism in all its forms, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday morning in Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia, while attending the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit.

A truck rammed into crowd in Nice, southern France, killing dozens and injuring around 100 others, local media reported early Friday.

The premier expressed his condolence to the victims of the attack, and extended his sincere regards to the injured and the families of the victims. Li is in the Mongolian capital attending the biennial meeting of the Asian and European leaders, which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

Late on Thursday, the premier said the refugee crisis in Europe, and the spread of terrorism in some parts of the world is wrecking havoc in both Europe and Asia.

He said China would join with the participants of the summit to ramp up cooperation between the two continents and cope with challenges together.

Li slams attack in France, expresses condolence

Bodies are seen on the ground July 15, 2016 after more than 70 people were killed in Nice, France, when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday, July 14, 2016. [Photo/IC]

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