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Chinese leaders send condolences to Turkey over twin blasts

(Xinhua)    07:09, October 13, 2015

BEIJING, Oct. 12 -- Chinese leaders have sent messages of condolences to Turkey over Saturday's twin blasts in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

In the messages dated Sunday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang said they were shocked by the news of the bombings that have caused heavy casualties.

They extended profound condolences to the victims, and expressed heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved families and the injured.

China opposes terrorism in any form and strongly condemns such terrorist attacks aimed at civilians, Xi said in his message to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

He added that China is willing to work with Turkey and the international community to jointly cope with the threat of terrorism.

In his message to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Li said China supports the efforts by the Turkish government and people in safeguarding the country's security and stability and fighting terrorism.

Nearly 100 people were killed and almost 250 others wounded in the pair of explosions, which targeted a peace rally at the central railway station in Ankara.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Liang Jun,Bianji)

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