Turkish president hails support after Izmir quake
58 dead, at least 920 injured since magnitude-6.6 quake hit Aegean province on Friday
Turkey’s president on Saturday thanked all countries for their messages of support after the earthquake in Izmir.
“Many thanks from the Republic of Turkey to all friendly nations and international organizations for their good wishes and statements of support following the earthquake in Izmir,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter.
He asserted that all of Turkey’s institutions have been mobilized to support its citizens and the country is ready to handle the situation.
At least 58 people have died and over 920 are injured since the magnitude-6.6 earthquake jolted Izmir on Friday.
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İzmir depremi dolayısıyla geçmiş olsun ve taziye mesajlarını ileterek yardıma hazır olduğunu bildiren tüm dost ülkelere teşekkür ediyorum.— Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (@RTErdogan) October 31, 2020
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devleti olarak tüm kurumlarımızla sahada vatandaşımızın yanındayız, duruma tam olarak hakimiz. pic.twitter.com/2Qy8GLy3kB