Georgian officials extend condolences over deadly earthquake in Turkey
Georgian officials extend condolences over deadly earthquake in Turkey

Top Georgian officials on Monday extended their condolences over the deadly earthquake in Turkey.

In his tweet, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili offered his “deepest sympathies” to the country and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and wished a “speedy recovery” to those injured.

“My deepest sympathies to the people and government of Turkey over the loss of lives following the devastating earthquake in Kahramanmaras. I wish a speedy recovery to all the injured. We stand with the people of Turkey and are ready to provide any assistance needed,” PM tweeted.

Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili has offered his deepest condolences.

“I extend my deepest condolences to the people of Turkey on the loss of lives in the recent earthquake. Our thoughts are with the affected families and the entire nation during this difficult time,” Speaker tweeted.

In his tweet, Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili wishes a speedy recovery to all injured.

“It is nothing short of shocking to hear of the destructive earthquake in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. My deepest condolences to our Turkish friends and wishes for a swift and speedy recovery to all injured,” FM stated.

According to the most recent data, a powerful earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near the Syrian border, killed 284 people and trapped many others.