Azerbaijan stands in solidarity with Turkey

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Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov expressed his country’s solidarity with Turkey following the earthquake that struck Duzca province at dawn on Wednesday.

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This came in a phone call to Turkish Vice President Fuad Oktay, during which he wished the injured a speedy recovery.

Asadov stressed that Azerbaijan stands in solidarity with Turkey in its aforementioned tragedy, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

In turn, Oktay expressed his thanks to Asadov on behalf of the Turkish people.

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit the state of Duzce at dawn on Wednesday, which was felt by residents of Istanbul and neighboring states.

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According to the Turkish Emergency and Disaster Management “AFAD”, the earthquake occurred at 04:08 (01:08 GMT) in Gul Yaka district in Duzce, at a depth of 6.81 kilometers below the surface of the earth.