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EARTHQUAKE IN THE BORDERING REGION BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

EARTHQUAKE IN THE BORDERING REGION BETWEEN

THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia is monitoring developments following the 5.7 Richter Scale magnitude earthquake in the region of Van Province in the Republic of Turkey and West Azerbaijan Province in the Islamic Republic of Iran on 23 February 2020.

 

To date, the earthquake has claimed 9 lives and caused injuries to more than 40 people in both provinces. There has been no report of any Malaysians affected by the earthquake.

 

The Ministry extends its sympathies and condolences to the Governments and the peoples of the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Iran, in particular to those who have been affected by the earthquake. Malaysia stands in solidarity with the peoples of Turkey and Iran during this difficult time.

 

Malaysians requiring consular assistance may contact the Embassies of Malaysia in Ankara and Tehran as per the following contact information:

 

EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA IN ANKARA

Koza Sokak No.56, Gaziosmanpasa

Cankaya 06700

Ankara, Republic of Turkey

Telephone: +(90) 312 4463547/ 48

Fax: +(90) 312 4464130

E-mail: mwankara@kln.gov.my

 

EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA IN TEHRAN

No. 25, Second Alley, Zarafshan Street, Eyvanak Blvd,

Phase 4, Shahrak-e-Qods, Tehran

Islamic Republic of Iran

Telephone: +00(9821)8807 2444

Fax: +00(9821)8807 8716

E-mail: mwtehran@kln.gov.my

 

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

03-8887 4530

03-8887 4570 (after working hours)

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

24 February 2020