Posted 6 февраля 06:29

Published 6 февраля 06:29

Modified 6 февраля 07:31

Updated 6 февраля 07:31

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has not received data on Russians affected by the earthquake in Turkey

6 февраля 2023, 06:29
Russia's diplomatic missions in Turkey and Syria have not yet received information about Russians affected by earthquakes on the territory of these states.

This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the data of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Istanbul and the statements of the Russian Ambassador to Damascus.

Now diplomats are calling Russians in the affected areas to find out the situation, Kommersant notes.

ATOR clarified that the emergency occurred far from popular places of organized recreation of citizens of the Russian Federation.

Earlier it became known that on the night of February 5-6, powerful earthquakes occurred in Turkey and Syria. Experts reported that their magnitude reached 7.8 points. The elements destroyed dozens of houses. 170 people became victims of the collapses, hundreds were injured.