Gov. Rick Snyder's statement regarding earthquake in China's Sichuan Province

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder issued the following statement regarding Tuesday’s powerful earthquake that struck China’s southwestern Sichuan Province:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the strong earthquake that struck Sichuan yesterday. I had the privilege of visiting this wonderful province last week to celebrate the 35th anniversary of our sister state agreement with Sichuan Governor Yin Li and others, and am deeply saddened to hear this devastating news. I offer my sincerest condolences to all those impacted by this terrible tragedy."

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