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IRCS sympathizes with Indonesia

TEHRAN/JAKARTA, 16 January 2020 (IRCS) - Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) voiced its ‎sympathy to the Indonesian Red Cross after a 6.2 magnitude ‎‎earthquake hit Sulawesi Island. ‎

IRCS’ Twitter account wrote:


@Iranian_RCS expresses its sympathy and solidarity to those affected by the earthquake in Sulawesi, #Indonesia and is ready to render necessary relief and medical support to @palangmerah as per the needs. The humanitarian services by dedicated staff and volunteers on the ground assisting people in need is truly admired while fighting against #Covid19 harsh situation.

We always stand with you @palangmerah.


Furthermore, Ms Mansooreh Bagheri, IRCS Under Secretary General of International Affairs and IHL sent a condolence message to Mr. Sunarbowo Sandi, Deputy Secretary General of Indonesian Red Cross and commiserated with the families who lost their dear ones.


A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia early Friday, January 15, killing at least 46 people, destroying houses, flattening a hospital and setting off landslides, disaster officials said.


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