Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry expresses condolences to Iran in connection with earthquake

Fri 08 Nov 2019 18:03 GMT | 22:03 Local Time

Text size: bigger smaller

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has expressed condolences to the Iranian government in connection with an earthquake in the country, Trend reports citing the ministry’s Twitter page.

"We are deeply saddened by the news of an earthquake in Iran. We express our condolences to the relatives of those who died as a result of the earthquake and wish those injured speedy recoveries. On this day, we are ready to provide all kinds of help to the fraternal Iranian people and state," the ministry said.

The 5.9-magnitude tremor struck in the early hours on Nov.8 in East Azerbaijan province.

At least five people have been killed and hundreds more injured.




Most read articles

More from Politics

In The Region

Editor's Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook

Real estate

Virtual karabakh