Cyprus Foreign Ministry expresses sadness over deadly earthquake in Turkey

The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus expressed sadness over the deadly earthquake in Turkey

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Cyprus Foreign Ministry expresses sadness over deadly earthquake in Turkey

The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus expressed on Saturday sadness over the deadly earthquake in Turkey.

The Ministry said in a post in the Turkish language on its Twitter account: “Saddened by news of the deadly earthquake that struck near #Sivrice, in #Turkey. Sincere #condolences to the families and loved ones of all who perished. Our thoughts are with the injured and all affected. We wish rescue teams the best in their efforts.”

According to the USGS, the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.7 and affected the following countries: Turkey, Syria, Georgia, and Armenia.

At present, at least 21 people have died from the collapse of buildings resulting from the earthquake’s effects. More than 1,000 people are estimated to have suffered injuries.

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