President Putin offers condolences to President al-Assad over earthquake victims

Damascus, SANA- Russian President Vladimir Putin offered condolences to President Bashar al-Assad over the victims of the devastating earthquake that occurred this morning, stressing Russia’s readiness to help address repercussions.

“I would like to extend my sincere condolences for the tragic consequences of the earthquake that struck the northern regions of Syria,” Putin said in a cable published on the Kremlin website today.

“We share the sorrow and pain of those who lost their relatives and loved ones,” Putin added.

Putin wished a speedy recovery to all the injured, affirming Russia readiness to provide the necessary assistance to address the consequences of this natural disaster.”

Shaza Qreima

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