Acceptance of China’s emergency rescue team

March 13, 2011

  1. In response to the Tohoku - Pacific Ocean Earthquake, the Government of Japan decided to accept Chinese emergency rescue team. The rescue team is scheduled to arrive at Haneda Airport this afternoon*.

  2. The rescue team is composed of 15 members from the China Earthquake Administration. The time the team arrives at the side in now being coordinated.

  3. The Government of Japan received from the Government of China messages of Premier Wen Jiabao and Foreign Minister Dr. Yang Jiechi, expressing their condolences and compassion, and readiness of Chinese Government and the general public to extend utmost cooperation. The Government of Japan deeply grateful to the cooperation of the Government of China.

*The rescue team is scheduled to arrive at Haneda Airport on a chartered around 12:30, March 13, 2011.

    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)

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