Turkey expresses condolences to Philippines over victims of fatal typhoon

(MENAFN) On Sunday, Sep. 12 Turkey expressed its condolences to the Philippines after Typhoon Jolina hit the nation, leaving over 17 persons dead.

Turkish Foreign Ministry stated in a report: "we are saddened to learn that Typhoon Jolina (Conson), which hit the Philippines, has caused the loss of many lives, injuries as well as material damage."

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Philippines reported that 24 persons were wounded whereas seven are still missing.

The ministry further said: "we extend our heartfelt condolences to the relatives of those who lost their lives as well as to the friendly people and government of the Philippines and wish a speedy recovery to the injured."



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