Minister sends message of support to Tianjin following explosion
China/explosion in Tianjin – Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Paris, 13 August 2015
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who is an honorary professor at Tianjin University, sent the following message to the Mayor of Tianjin:
“Dear Mr Mayor,
Following the disaster that so severely struck your friendly city and its people, I want to express our deep shock and solidarity.
I assure you of my full support in this tragic ordeal and ask you to kindly convey the French people’s fraternal solidarity to the victims’ families and close friends.”./.