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

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

Text size: bigger smaller

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.




Most read articles

More from Politics

In The Region

Editor's Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook

Real estate

Virtual karabakh