China: Beijing says Chinese nationals among victims of Sri Lanka attacks

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that several Chinese nationals were among the victims of Sunday's attacks in Sri Lanka. Geng Shuang was speaking at a news conference in Beijing on Monday. «It has been preliminarily verified that Chinese citizens were among the killed or missing people,» said Geng Shuang, adding that five Chinese nationals were in hospital in stable condition. They... Еще are among nearly 500 people from around the world who were injured in a series of bombings in a number of churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The death toll was approaching 300 on Monday. China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson also condemned the use of unilateral sanctions against Iran following reports that the US would end sanction waivers on countries that continue to import Iranian oil. «China always opposes the so-called unilateral sanctions and long-arm jurisdiction by the US,» he said, adding that «China's cooperation with Iran is open, transparent and legitimate, and should be respected.»

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