Turkey Ready to Help Iran in Aftermath of Quake
TEHRAN - Turkey is ready to help the brotherly people of Iran to eliminate the consequences of the earthquake, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry in a message.
Turkey expresses its condolences in connection with the loss of human life as a result of the earthquake that occurred on Sunday evening, says the message.
The earthquake in Iran hit large parts of Iraq and Iran including the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday evening. The earthquake death toll in western Iran has reached 207 people, local media outlets reported.
The U.S. Geological Survey put the quake at 7.3 magnitudes, which placed the epicenter southwest of the city of Halabja along the Iraq-Iran border, Reuters reported.