Sat 09-09-2023 19:16 PM
NEW YORK, 9th September, 2023 (WAM) — UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed condolences and solidarity with Morocco following the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit the country on Friday night.
“The Secretary-General was profoundly saddened to learn of the earthquake that hit Morocco which claimed many lives”, said the Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric, in a statement on Saturday.
“The Secretary-General expresses his solidarity with the government and people of Morocco in these difficult times. He addresses his most sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.”
“The United Nations is ready to assist the government of Morocco in its efforts to assist the impacted population”, the statement concluded.
Tariq Al Fahaam/ Khoder Nashar