The Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through its Embassy in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul, is closely monitoring the situation in southeastern Turkey after the strong earthquake early this morning, and continuously reports on the situation in the threatened areas, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed on Monday.
“Our embassies provided information and contacted nine of our citizens who are in the threatened region. It is about eight students and their mentor/teacher, who are staying in the Republic of Turkey through the “Erasmus Plus” program. As a result of the earthquake, two of the students suffered physical injuries: one student has more serious injuries – a fracture that medical personnel are currently working on and is in the repair phase – while the second student has minor injuries. None of the students and the mentor are in danger,” the Foreign Ministry said.