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Turkey, EU partners express condolences over Greece’s train tragedy

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias on Wednesday to expressed his condolences over the tragic railway accident in Tempi, central Greece.

He later posted on Twitter:

Dendias thanked Cavusoglu “for his solidarity at this difficult moment,” the Foreign Ministry said in a message on its official Twitter account.

Meanwhile, FM Dendias have been receiving phone calls from his European counterparts expressing their condolences on the tragedy where at least 40 people were killed and over 60 were injured.

Condolences came also by Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky who expressed his sorrow to the President of the hellenic Republic in a tweet.

The European Commission has flags at half-mast in solidarity with Greece.

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