|President Hu Jintao Sends Message of Condolences to His U.S. Counterpart Bush over University Campus Shooting Incident
On April 18, 2007, Chinese President Hu Jintao sent a message of condolences to his U.S. counterpart George W. Bush over the mass shooting incident at Virginia Tech.
In his message, Hu said he was shocked to learn about the shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech. "At this sorrowful moment, on behalf of the Chinese government and people, and in the name of myself, I would like to express deep sympathy and sincere consolation to your excellency, the U.S. government and people," Hu said. Hu also offered condolences to the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.