Greece extends condolences to Japan over earthquake victims

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Greece has expressed its sympathies to Japan’s government and people following the catastrophic earthquake that struck the nation on New Year’s Day.

According to Ekathimerini, the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 in Japan’s west coast; destroying roads, buildings, and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes.

Greece’s Foreign Ministry shared its condolences to the Japanese people in a statement posted on X.

Aftershocks and tsunami waves continued to shake Ishikawa prefecture and nearby areas including the city of Suzu a day after.

“The situation is catastrophic,” Suzu Mayor Masuhiro Izumiya said.

The death toll following the earthquake has now risen to 55, as reported by ABC News.

Source: Ekathimerini and ABC News.

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