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Condolences to Turkey

Condolences to Turkey

Wed, 10 March 2010

March 10, 2010 -- The President, Mr James A Michel, has sent a message of condolence to Turkish President Abdullah Gul following Monday's earthquake.

"It was with great sadness that we learned of the loss of many lives and extensive material damage caused by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake which struck in the eastern part of Turkey.

"In the wake of this terrible tragedy, the government and people of Seychelles join me in expressing our heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences to you, to the government and to the people of the Republic of Turkey, as well as to the families of the victims," said the message.

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