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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
Ankara, Republic of Turkey
Telephone: +(90) 312 4463547/ 48
Fax: +(90) 312 4464130
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
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
03-8887 4570 (after working hours)
24 February 2020