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S Korea offers $4 mln additional aid to China

Source: Xinhua | 05-20-2008 16:59

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SEOUL, May 20 (Xinhua) -- South Korea announced on Tuesday that it will provide China with an additional emergency assistance worth 4 million U.S. dollars to help it recover from the May 12 earthquake.

South Korean Foreign Ministry Spokesman Moon Tae-young said that the aid materials to be shipped will include medicines and tents.

The South Korean government offered funds and aid materials worth 1 million U.S. dollars to China last week.

A team of 41 South Korean rescue workers and four medical staff is operating in the earthquake-affected Sichuan Province.


Editor:Liu Fang