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中国时间: 18:55 2016年12月04日星期日

双语新闻(2013年11月7日)


**菲律宾准备应对强台风**

强烈台风正向菲律宾中部移动,数以千计的居民听从政府警告已经撤离。

台风海燕的阵风风速已经高达每小时250公里,在周五登陆可能会前进一步加强。

格雷斯.梅西恩和其他当地居民说,这场台风不会让他们措手不及,本次台风有望成为该地区今年最强的风暴。

气象预报预计台风海燕在经过中部岛屿时将带来暴雨和强风,其中一些岛屿仍在从上个月造成人员伤亡的7.2级地震灾害的恢复当中。

当局已经暂停渡轮业务并告诫渔船寻求庇护。军队也随时待命,准备分发应急物资。

**Philippines Preparing for Powerful Typhoon**

A powerful typhoon is taking aim at the central Philippines, where thousands of residents have heeded government warnings to evacuate.

Typhoon Haiyan already has wind gusts of up to 250 kilometers per hour and is expected to strengthen further before making landfall Friday.

Residents, such as Grace Macion, say they will not be taken by surprise by the storm, which is expected to be the region's strongest this year.

Forecasters expect Haiyan to bring heavy rains and powerful winds as it passes the central islands, some of which are still recovering from last month's deadly 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

Authorities have suspended ferry operations and told fishing boats to seek shelter. Army troops are also on standby to distribute emergency supplies.

**矛盾虽深 克里认为中东和谈出现进展**

美国国务卿约翰.克里说,以色列和巴勒斯坦人达成有关最后地位的协议至关重要,他说,最近的会谈取得了“重大进展”。

克里在安曼与约旦外交大臣纳赛尔•朱达一道出席记者会时说,虽然关系仍然明显紧张,但是以色列和巴勒斯坦领导人都已重申他们致力于和平谈判。

他说,地区领导人认识到达成一项全面和平协议将会带来的经济好处,包括旅游和贸易收入的增长。克里赞扬说,在以巴重大安全关系方面,约旦在发挥着关键性作用。

**Kerry Sees Progress in Mideast Peace Talks Despite Tensions**

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says it is critical for a final status agreement between Israel and the Palestinians to be reached and that "significant progress" was made in recent talks.

At a news conference in Amman with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, Kerry said Israeli and Palestinian leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to peace negotiations, despite what he called clear tensions.

He said regional leaders recognize the economic benefits a comprehensive peace deal would bring, including increased revenue from tourism and trade. Kerry praised Jordan's role as a key player "already engaged in major security relationships" with both the Israelis and Palestinians.
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