Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called his French counterpart Francois Hollande to offer his condolences over a deadly truck attack in Nice.
Xi strongly condemned the "appalling brutality" that has killed 84 people so far, and expressed deep grief to the victims and sincere condolences to the injured and families of the victims.
Terrorism is a common threat for all
countries, Xi said, adding that
French officials said that earlier a truck rammed into a crowd marking the French national day in Nice on Thursday night. According to the latest report, 84 people have been killed and 18 others remained in "critical condition."