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Biden promised Erdogan "any help" After the earthquake in Turkey

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Washington, February 7 – The White House said that US President Joe Biden held, on Monday, a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during which he declared his readiness to provide any assistance in eliminating the consequences of the devastating earthquake in the republic.
The White House owner also indicated that the issue of the work of American specialists who are “rapidly deployed to support Turkey in search and rescue operations and other assistance” related to after the earthquakes was brought up. The department explained that this includes, among other things, the provision of medical care and the delivery of essential items.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Turkey, on Monday morning, becoming the strongest since 1939. According to the latest data, 2,379 people died in Turkey, and more than 14,000 were injured. There were also reports of damage in several Syrian regions, and the population felt tremors in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. In Syria, the death toll is currently more than 700, and more than 1,430 have been injured.
Cities reduced to rubble: an earthquake in Turkey and Syria

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A 7.4-magnitude earthquake occurred last Monday night in the Turkish province of Kahramanmaras.

Following the earthquake in Adana, Turkey

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A 7.4-magnitude earthquake occurred last Monday night in the Turkish province of Kahramanmaras.

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The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 27 kilometers from the city of Gaziantep, which has a population of more than one million.

Rescue workers at the earthquake site in Turkey

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The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 27 kilometers from the city of Gaziantep, which has a population of more than one million.

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Thirty aftershocks followed, the strongest of them – with a magnitude of 6.6.

Consequences of the earthquake in Turkey

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Thirty aftershocks followed, the strongest of them – with a magnitude of 6.6.

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In Syria, the historic center of Aleppo has been badly damaged. The population also felt tremors in Beirut and Iraq.

The repercussions of the earthquake in Syria

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In Syria, the historic center of Aleppo has been badly damaged. The population also felt tremors in Beirut and Iraq.

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A resident of Syria said, “The walls of our apartment were cracked, and we are now thinking of looking for a new home. There is severe destruction in Latakia.”

Earthquake victims in a Syrian hospital

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A resident of Syria said, “The walls of our apartment were cracked, and we are now thinking of looking for a new home. There is severe destruction in Latakia.”

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Thousands of buildings were destroyed in different cities. In the photo – a family near their home after the earthquake in Turkey.

A family outside their home after the earthquake in Turkey

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Thousands of buildings were destroyed in different cities. In the photo – a family near their home after the earthquake in Turkey.

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More than two thousand people fell victim to earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

A permitted mosque in Malatya, Turkey

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More than two thousand people fell victim to earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted that it is still impossible to predict the death toll.

Consequences of the earthquake in Turkey

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted that it is still impossible to predict the death toll.

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Erdogan described the quake as the biggest natural disaster in Turkey since 1939.

Consequences of the earthquake in Turkey

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Erdogan described the quake as the biggest natural disaster in Turkey since 1939.

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The Syrian Ministry of Defense mobilizes all its units and formations to help the victims and remove the repercussions of the state of emergency.

The repercussions of the earthquake in Syria

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The Syrian Ministry of Defense mobilizes all its units and formations to help the victims and remove the repercussions of the state of emergency.

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Many countries expressed condolences to Syria and Turkey and offered their assistance.

Earthquake victims in Idlib, Syria

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Many countries expressed condolences to Syria and Turkey and offered their assistance.

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The Russian Emergencies Ministry announced its readiness to send two planes with rescuers to Turkey.

The repercussions of the earthquake in Syria

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The Russian Emergencies Ministry announced its readiness to send two planes with rescuers to Turkey.

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A 7.4-magnitude earthquake occurred last Monday night in the Turkish province of Kahramanmaras.

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The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 27 kilometers from the city of Gaziantep, which has a population of more than one million.

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Thirty aftershocks followed, the strongest of them – with a magnitude of 6.6.

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In Syria, the historic center of Aleppo has been badly damaged. The population also felt tremors in Beirut and Iraq.

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A resident of Syria said, “The walls of our apartment were cracked, and we are now thinking of looking for a new home. There is severe destruction in Latakia.”

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Thousands of buildings were destroyed in different cities. In the photo – a family near their home after the earthquake in Turkey.

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More than two thousand people fell victim to earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan admitted that it is still impossible to predict the death toll.

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Erdogan described the quake as the biggest natural disaster in Turkey since 1939.

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The Syrian Ministry of Defense mobilizes all its units and formations to help the victims and remove the repercussions of the state of emergency.

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Many countries expressed condolences to Syria and Turkey and offered their assistance.

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The Russian Emergencies Ministry announced its readiness to send two planes with rescuers to Turkey.

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