|Foreign Ministry Spokesman: Chinese government will continue to provide humanitarian assistance to Iraqi people. (2003/04/10)|
Q:The humanitarian situation in Iraq is deteriorating, will Chinese government provide more humanitarian assistance to Iraq?
A:The war has brought severe humanitarian problems to Iraqi people. China is very much concerned with the developments of the humanitarian situation in Iraq and is among the first to provide humanitarian relief assistance to Iraqi refugees. Since the war broke out, we have provided certain amount of humanitarian assistance material to Jordan to help the Iraq refugees there. At the same time, the Red Cross Committee of China has taken similar actions. Now the humanitarian status in Iraq is deteriorating, Chinese people and the government is very much concerned with the difficulties which is confronting the Iraqi people and will continue to provide humanitarian assistance to Iraqi people in various effective ways.