|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on Search and Rescue in the East China Sea Following Fishing Boat Collision|
Q: Do you have any update on efforts to search and rescue crewmen that went missing following a Chinese fishing boat’s collision with a foreign freighter today in the East China Sea?
A: According to the information that we have got, on the evening of August 11, 6 Chinese crew members salvaged by the Japanese side were transferred to the Chinese side. Chinese government vessels are still searching the waters where the accident took place for other missing members.
The Chinese side appreciates Japan’s cooperation and humanitarian spirit in the salvage.