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H.E. Ambassador PANG Sen Holds Press Conference on the Issue of Sanchi Oil Tanker

On 21st January, H.E. Ambassador PANG Sen held a press conference at the Embassy. He expressed condolences for Sanchi crew members and sympathy for their family members once again, and introduced overall situation of this accident, rescue efforts by China and latest development of accident handling. Ambassador Pang also answered questions from journalists.

At the Q&A session, Ambassador Pang detailed basic principles to be followed during accident investigation, rescue operation for next stage, other follow-up issues, including visa service for crew members’ families and environmental pollution prevention. Ambassador Pang stated that China has always attached high importance to this accident, and has wasted no time in making all-out efforts to carry out rescue operations, in which life-saving takes top priority. Ambassador Pang called on journalists to report comprehensively and objectively by quoting official information of the two governments.

The press conference was attended by about 40 journalists from Iranian and Chinese media including IRIB,IRNA, Mehr News Agency, Press TV, etc.

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