Condolences to President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping

    Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko sent condolences to President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping in connection with the numerous casualties as a result of an earthquake in Gansu Province.

    "Belarus is deeply shocked by the news of the devastating earthquake in Gansu Province, which claimed many lives," the message reads. "Please accept my sincere condolences and convey words of deep sympathy and support to the families of the victims."

    The Belarusian head of state wished the injured a speedy recovery and the Chinese people courage and strength in overcoming the tragic aftermath of the earthquake.