UN Secretary-General Guterres

On February 6, UN Secretary-General Guterres issued a statement through his spokesperson, expressing his deep sorrow at the large number of casualties caused by the earthquake in Turkey earlier that day.

Guterres expressed his deepest condolences to the victims and wished a speedy recovery to the injured. He said that the United Nations fully supports post-earthquake response operations, and that the United Nations team is assessing needs and providing assistance on the ground.

The statement said the international community needed to help the thousands of families hit by the disaster, especially in hard-to-reach areas already in dire need of humanitarian assistance.

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