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China says can't confirm objects sighted by plane are linked to missing MH370

Published on Mar 24, 2014 3:39 PM
 
The southern Indian Ocean is pictured at 500 feet above sea level aboard a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion aircraft searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, March 22, 2014. China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, March 24, 2014, that the Chinese government could not confirm that objects spotted by a Chinese military aircraft earlier in the day were connected with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the Chinese government could not confirm that objects spotted by a Chinese military aircraft earlier in the day were connected with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.

The comments were made by ministry spokesman Hong Lei at a daily news briefing.

Mr Hong also said Chinese ships are expected to start arriving on Tuesday in the search area of the southern Indian Ocean.

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