2008-06-04 14:45:42 GMT 2008-06-04 22:45:42 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English
BEIJING, June 4 (Xinhua) -- Three weeks after a magnitude 8 earthquake rocked China's southwest Sichuan province, aid and messages expressing sympathy are still flowing into the country from all over the world.
Angolan Foreign Minister Joao Miranda, New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, and Paula Gopee-Scoon, foreign minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, have sent their sympathies to China in recent days over the disaster.
Meanwhile, the Fiji government donated 25,000 Fiji dollars (about 16,600 U.S. dollars) to China.
The Uruguayan government donated a set of water-purification equipment worth some 100,000 U.S. dollars.
The Polish government has pledged 160 military tents.
The Greek government offered China 5 tons of emergency supplies including 100 tents, medicines and medical equipment.
The Defense Ministry of Germany provided China with 3 million euros' worth of aid materials including 80 military tents.
According to Chinese official figures, the death toll from the May 12 earthquake rose to 69,122 as of Wednesday noon, and a total of 373,606 were injured and 17,991 others remain missing.