Statement by the Press Secretary on the earthquake in China

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We send our deepest condolences to families of the victims of the earthquake in China’s Qinghai province.  The American people are saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by this disaster.

Our thoughts and prayers are with those injured or displaced, and all the people of China in this difficult period.  We stand ready to assist in any way possible.