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Chinese team to assist Sudan hostage rescue

02-01-2012 08:57 BJT Special Report:Chinese Workers Abducted by Sudan Rebels |

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A Chinese team has arrived in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum to help rescue the Chinese workers who are missing or being held hostage after an attack on a Chinese company camp in South Kordofan state.

The six-member team is to assist the Chinese embassy and consult with Sudanese authorities on the rescue operation. The head of the team said the Chinese government is greatly concerned about the safety of the Chinese workers and an emergency measure is being taken to secure their rescue.

Qiu Xuejun (L front), head of the Chinese working group, walks at the accompany of
Chinese Ambassador to Sudan Luo Xiaoguang (R front), upon the group's arrival at
Khartoum international airport in Khartoum, Jan. 31, 2012. China has sent a working
group to Sudan on Tuesday to aid in the rescue of the Chinese nationals.
(Xinhua/Shao Jie)


Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: CNTV.CN

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