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Relatives of Chinese passengers slam Malaysia as premier backs calls for more info

Published on Mar 17, 2014 10:38 PM
 
Chinese relatives of passengers from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 gather at a lounge in the Metro Park Lido Hotel to wait for updated information in Beijing on March 17, 2014. Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane voiced fury on Monday, accusing the Malaysian government of "talking nonsense" as Premier Li Keqiang backed their demand for more information. -- PHOTO: AFP

BEIJING (AFP) - Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane voiced fury on Monday, accusing the Malaysian government of "talking nonsense" as Premier Li Keqiang backed their demand for more information.

Mr Li, in a phone call with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak, ask Malaysia to provide more details about the missing flight "in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner", state news agency Xinhua reported.

Anguished relatives echoed his call.

"Only the Malaysia government knows the truth. They've been talking nonsense since the beginning," said Mr Wen Wancheng, following a meeting with airline officials in Beijing as the search entered its 10th day.

 
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