Greece extends condolences to Japan over earthquake victims


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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