Iran sympathizes with flood-stricken China

IRNA – Spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi extended condolences on Wednesday to the Chinese people and government over the flood that wreaked havoc on 11 provinces in the country.

Qasemi also expressed sympathy with the families of the victims of China’s sad event which left 56 dead.

Hail, landfalls and flooding have led to killing of 56 people and missing of 22 in 11 provinces during the last week, China’s Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Tuesday adding that more than 20 inches of rainfall affected more than 11 million people.