EJC stands in solidarity with those affected by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

(Tuesday, 7 February 2023) – The European Jewish Congress extends its deepest condolences and support to the Turkish and Syrian people following the devastating earthquake that hit the region on Monday.

Thousands have been killed and many more injured and left homeless in southern Turkey and northern Syria after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake claimed thousands of lives.

Our thoughts are with the people of Turkey and Syria, particularly with the families of the bereaved and we wish those injured in this tragedy a speedy recovery. We are in close contact with our Turkish affiliate and extend the hand of solidarity to them and all the victims at this difficult time


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