(MENAFN) Over 12,000 people perished because of severe earthquakes that struck southern Turkey, a government agency announced.
National Security Advisor for US President Joe Biden Jake Sullivan expressed sympathy for Turkey following its tragic earthquakes by signing the condolence book on Wednesday at the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C.
"I went to the Turkish Embassy after the terrible earthquakes in Turkey and expressed the American government's sorrow there by signing the condolence book. The United States extends its deepest sympathies and unwavering support. Throughout its recovery, we will continue to support our NATO ally "Sullivan stated in a tweet. - "The United States extends its sincere condolences and our unwavering support," says Jake Sullivan.
Sullivan was thanked by the mission on his visit.
"We thank Mr @JakeSullivan46, U.S. National Security Advisor, for coming over to the Embassy and sharing our sorrow due to the disastrous earthquakes in Türkiye," the embassy tweeted.
Over 12,000 people perished because of severe earthquakes that struck southern Turkey, a government agency announced.
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