1Brazil expresses solidarity with China over Qinghai earthquake .
2The Brazilian government on Wednesday expressed solidarity with China in the wake of a 7.1 - magnitude earthquake that struck the western Chinese province of Qinghai and killed more than 500 people .
3`` The Brazilian government conveys its sympathy to the families of the victims and expresses its condolences to the Chinese government and people , '' Itamaraty , Brazil 's Foreign Ministry , said in a statement .
4The message came out on the eve of the arrival of Chinese President Hu Jintao in Brasilia for the Second BRIC Summit scheduled for Friday , which will gather the heads of state of the group comprising Brazil , Russia , India and China .
5It was reported that the quake , which occurred early Wednesday morning local time , has killed over 500 people and injured about 10,000 others .