Turkish PM offers condolences for Iran quake victims

MNA – Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım offered condolences Monday to Iran for the victims of Sunday’s earthquake that struck along the Iraq-Iran border region.

Yıldırım told Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri during a phone call that Turkey stands with Iran on this difficult day.

Jahangiri, who has been appointed by President Hassan Rouhani to mobilize resources to help earthquake victims, expressed gratitude to the Yurkish PM, saying they will keep Turkey updated if they need assistance.

Turkish prime minister also announced Turkish people’s sympathy with the Iranian nation, and expressed readiness for sending aids and relief forces to Iran’s earthquake-struck areas.