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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over deadly earthquake in northwest China

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over deadly earthquake in northwest China
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19 December 2023 year 21:35

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent condolences to the Chinese leader after deadly earthquake had hit northwest China. The text of the letter is given below:

His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping, President People’s Republic of China 

Your Excellency,

I was deeply sorrowed to learn of the devastating earthquake that had hit northwest China. Please accept my sincere condolences! I share the grief of relatives and friends of the victims and those affected by the natural disaster, as well as of all Chinese people.

In my prayers I wish the soonest recovery to the injured who are now in hospitals. I also wish fortitude and strength to rescue workers and medical professionals who are doing their duty.

With deep condolences,

+KIRILL

PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA

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