CHINA Chinese vice president signs condolence book for UK queen at embassy

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Chinese vice president signs condolence book for UK queen at embassy

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19:38, September 12, 2022

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan (L) signs a book of condolence for UK Queen Elizabeth II at the British embassy in Beijing, China, September 12, 2022. (Photo: Xinhua)

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan on Monday visited the British embassy in Beijing, where he signed a book of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II, who has died aged 96.

During his visit, Wang observed a moment of silence in front of a portrait of the late British queen before signing the book.

On behalf of President Xi Jinping and the Chinese government and people, Wang expressed his deep condolences and extended sincere sympathy to the British royal family, the government and the people, according to a press release by the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

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