Diaz-Canel expresses solidarity to Türkiye, Syria over earthquake

Diaz-Canel expresses solidarity to Türkiye, Syria over earthquake
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6 February 2023
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President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday expressed Cuba's solidarity and condolences to the peoples and governments of Türkiye and Syria, due to the consequences of the strong earthquake that shook both nations.

On his Twitter profile, the Cuban head of State lamented the losses of lives, injuries and extensive material damage caused by the Magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the Richter scale, and expressed his willingness to collaborate in caring for those affected by the natural phenomenon.

For their part, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez and other high top officials in the country, such as Parliament President Esteban Lazo, also reaffirmed Cuba’s solidarity and willingness to cooperate with the two nations.

According to press reports, the earthquake that shook the Levant region on early Monday has so far killed more than 1,000 people and 5,383 persons are injured in Türkiye, while in Syria more than 500 people were killed and thousands were wounded.

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