Egypt offers condolences to Japan over earthquake victims

Ahram Online , Thursday 17 Mar 2022

Egypt offered its condolences to Japan after a quake in its northeast left several people dead or injured late on Wednesday.

Earth quake Japan
Sushi maker Akio Hanzawa walks in front of his damaged restaurant in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. AFP

In a statement issued on Thursday, the Egyptian foreign ministry said that Egypt stands in full solidarity with Japan in this ordeal.

The ministry also offered its condolences to the families of the victims and wished speedy recoveries for the injured.

Four people were reported dead and more than 100 injured after the powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake rattled large parts of the east coast and prompted a tsunami warning in Japan.

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