China very worried over missing Beijing-bound plane: FM
September 03,2014   By:Xinhua
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gives a press conference for the second session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC), in Beijing, capital of China, March 8, 2014. (Xinhua/Jin Liwang)

BEIJING, March 8, 2014 -- China is very worried over a Beijing-bound plane that has lost contact with air traffic control, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Saturday.

"The news is very disturbing. We hope everyone on the plane is safe," said Wang.

He made the remarks at the beginning of a press conference on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.

Wang said that China's Foreign Ministry and the related departments had activated an emergency response mechanism.

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