MFA: Azerbaijan shares grief of brotherly Turkish people, ready to provide any help

Sat 25 Jan 2020 08:33 GMT | 12:33 Local Time

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Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences to Turkey over the recent earthquake.

We’re deeply saddened by news on devastating earthquake in brotherly Turkey. On these hard times we stand together w/ brotherly people of Turkey& express our deepest condolences to the families of victims, wish speedy recovery to those injured & stand ready to render any assistance," the Azerbaijani ministry tweeted on Saturday.

At least 20 people were killed in a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that struck Jan. 24 at 20:55 (GMT +3) in Sivrice district of Turkey’s eastern Elazig province, and about 1,500 people were injured.

There are no Azerbaijanis among victims.

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