Greek Foreign Ministry Expresses Support to Turkey, Iran over Deadly Earthquake

February 24, 2020

ATHENS – The Greek Foreign Ministry expressed its support to Turkey and Iran after an earthquake at their borders killed seven people and injured dozens on Sunday.

“We express our support and solidarity to Turkey and Iran, which are suffering from the destructive earthquake,” a ministry statement on Twitter said, adding a message of condolence to families of the dead and wishes for speedy recovery of the injured. “Our thoughts are with all the injured and with the rescue groups,” it added.

The earthquake of 5.7 on the Richter scale registered in Iran also affected the border area with Turkey.


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