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Heads of state send messages in solidarity with Iranians affected by the earthquake


Heads of state send messages in solidarity with Iranians affected by the earthquake

Several heads of state and senior officials sent their messages of condolences about the recent earthquake in Iran that left hundreds dead and thousands injured.



Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili, presidents of three Central Asian countries, in separate messages, expressed their condolences to the Iranian president, people and families of the victims of the earthquake.
More than 423 people were killed and 7,460 were injured as a result of a magnitude 7.3 earthquake that scuttled western Iran.
Meanwhile, Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain and his Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in separate messages of condolences to President Rouhani have said Pakistan is ready to give Iran any help.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a message expressed sadness over the devastating earthquake that struck Iran and Iraq.
"Shocked deeply, we followed the news and developments of the powerful earthquake that left many people dead and injured and inflicted a huge financial loss."
In addition, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said in a statement that the government and people of the country sympathize with the Iranian victims of the tragic event and follow developments and news.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed his sincere condolences to the deadly earthquake in western Iran.
Russian President Vladimir Putin also offered his sympathy and condolences to the government and the Iranian people, especially those affected by the disaster.
The Pope of the Catholic Church in a message expressed his condolences for the deadly earthquake that happened on Sunday in western Iran. "Pope Francis sent a couple of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing their condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by the severe earthquake on Sunday," the official Vatican broadcasting service said on Monday.
Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra in a message sympathized with the victims of Sunday's deadly tremor in western Iran, which killed hundreds of people and injured thousands more.
South African President Jacob Zuma conveyed a message of condolences to the governments and people of Iraq, Iran and Turkey following the deadly earthquake from Sunday to Sunday. He added that the South African government joins the international community by expressing the greatest empathy and solidarity with our brothers and sisters in the affected countries.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko expressed his condolences to his Iranian counterpart on the deaths of hundreds of Iranian people in a devastating quake in western Iran.
The president of Brazil, Temer, expressed through Twitter in solidarity with the victims of the earthquake that hit the border between Iran and Iraq. "Sad news of the tragic earthquake in the border region between Iran and Iraq. We extend our solidarity to those who have lost loved ones, those who have been injured, to the friendly peoples of these two countries, "said the president.
The British Foreign Minister expressed his condolences for the terrible earthquake in western Iran, which resulted in the killing of hundreds of people and injured thousands of others. "Deepest condolences with the people of Iran and Iraq after the deadly earthquake last night, the UK is ready to help the victims and the recovery effort," Boris Johnson said in his Twitter message on Monday.
The prime minister of India in a message extended sympathy to the families of the victims of the recent deadly earthquake in western Iran, which resulted in killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands of others.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim in a telephone conversation with Frist Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Monday expressed his condolences over the deaths of several Iranians in the devastating quake in the western parts of the country.
The US State Department, in a statement, expressed its sentiments to the families of the victims of the earthquake on Sunday in the western part of Iran that resulted in deaths and left thousands injured.
"The United States expresses its sincere condolences to all those affected by the earthquake in Iran and Iraq. We maintain the families of those who have lost their lives and also of the wounded, in our thoughts in the communities that have suffered material damages, houses and properties," communicated.
Egypt and Jordan sent messages to sympathize with the deaths of hundreds of Iranians in the recent fatal earthquake. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry in a statement expressed its condolences for the deaths of Iranians and Iraqis in the recent earthquake in the border regions of the two countries. Abdullah II of Jordan also sent a message of condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to express his sorrow over the deaths of dozens of Iranians in the earthquake that hit western Iran. He also wished the injured of the disaster to be a recovery fast.
In a message to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Palestinian Hamas condemned Iran for a huge loss in the Kermanshah earthquake.