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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei's Remarks on the Passing of Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew

2015/03/23

Q: Former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passed away on March 23 local time. What is China's comment?

A: Mr. Lee Kuan Yew is a uniquely influential statesman in Asia and a strategist embodying oriental values and international vision. He is the builder and founder of China-Singapore relations and has long been committed to promoting mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, making historic contributions to the establishment and development of China-Singapore relations. The Chinese side deeply mourns the loss of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and offers sincere sympathy to the Singaporean government and people as well as the families of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.

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