Iran FM promises to support quake-struck Syria, Turkey


(MENAFN) Hossein Amir Abdollahian, the Foreign Minister of Iran, on Monday reasserted his Turkish and Syrian fellows that Iran is going to back the two Muslim nation after a horrific earthquake that has caused the death of thousands of lives.

The senior diplomat asserted empathy to the administration and people of Syria around the devastating earthquake in a phone discussion with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad.

He announced that Iran is ready to supply humanitarian support to Syria.

In a separate phone discussion with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Amir Abdollahian highlighted that “Iran stands with the Turkish people and government in this challenging moment.”

He continued: “Based on the directives by the esteemed president, the Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready for full cooperation with you and for delivery of the required assistance.”

“Accordingly, tonight, a medical and rescue team of the Red Crescent Society of Iran arrives in Turkey to offer help in the process of rescuing the injured in the quake-hit areas,” the Iranian foreign minister also said.

“In addition to the dear people of Turkey, we are also concerned about the situation of Iranians and students living in the quake-hit areas and would like to thank your assistance in helping their situation,” Amir Abdollahian pointed out.

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