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Several countries announced their solidarity and assistance to Morocco after the strong earthquake that occurred on Friday night, causing deaths and injuries.
The National Center for Scientific and Technical Research, based in Rabat, stated that the magnitude of the earthquake reached 7 degrees on the Richter scale, and that its epicenter was located in the Al Haouz province.
820 people were killed and at least 329 were injured as a result of a strong earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday night, causing massive damage and causing panic in Marrakesh and other cities, according to a new, provisional official toll.
His Majesty King Abdullah II sent a message of condolence to His Majesty King Mohammed VI, King of the Kingdom of Morocco, regarding the earthquake victims.
His Majesty affirmed Jordan's support for Morocco in this painful incident, directing the government to provide all necessary assistance.
Emirati President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan directed the operation of an air bridge to transport urgent relief aid to Moroccans affected by the earthquake that struck some regions of Morocco and to provide various forms of support.
The Emirati President’s initiative comes within the framework of the established relations between the UAE and Morocco and to strengthen his efforts in confronting the crisis, and as an embodiment of the state’s approach to solidarity and standing with them and various peoples of the world, especially in difficult circumstances.
The Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, sent a message of condolence to His Majesty King Mohammed VI for the victims of the earthquake, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, Deputy Emir, sent a message of condolence to His Majesty King Mohammed VI, wishing His Highness a speedy recovery for the injured.
The Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, also sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Morocco, Aziz Akhannouch, for the victims of the earthquake, wishing His Excellency a speedy recovery for the injured.
The Prime Minister made a phone call with Akhannouch, stressing Qatar's solidarity with Morocco, its standing by its people in their painful affliction, and its full readiness to provide the necessary assistance to the stricken areas until they recover from the effects of the earthquake.
Saudi Arabia expressed its sincere condolences to the government and people of Morocco, as a result of the series of earthquakes that struck the country.
Saudi Arabia expressed its support and solidarity with Morocco and its people in this great tragedy, expressing its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased, and its sincere wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured and security and safety for the Kingdom of Morocco and its people.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco and the Moroccan people offered condolences to the victims of the violent earthquake.
In his condolence message, Abbas expressed pain, sadness, solidarity and sympathy with them over this great loss.
He affirmed his confidence that Morocco will overcome the effects of this natural disaster, and that the King and his people will be preserved with all goodness, stability and peace.”
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday offered his condolences to the families of the victims of the “tragedy” of the violent earthquake that struck Morocco.
Sanchez wrote on the “X” platform, “I express my “My full solidarity and support for the people of Morocco after this terrible earthquake,” he said, adding, “Spain stands with the victims of this tragedy and their families.”
French President Emmanuel Macron expressed on Saturday his “devastated after the terrible earthquake in Morocco,” offering French assistance.
French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna also expressed her "solidarity" with Morocco and "the Moroccan people" after the "terrible" earthquake.
Colonna expressed her sympathy with the victims and their families in a message on the “X” platform on Saturday. The strength of the earthquake reached seven degrees on the Richter scale, and it particularly struck the city of Marrakesh, a major tourist destination.
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered his condolences on Saturday to the “friendly Moroccan people” after the earthquake, according to a Kremlin statement.
“Russia shares the grief and mourning of the friendly Moroccan people,” Putin said in a message of condolence addressed to Moroccan King Mohammed VI, offering “sincere condolences for the tragic repercussions of the devastating earthquake.”
Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani affirmed the solidarity of the Iraqi government and people and its standing with Morocco.
Shia announced his readiness to provide all forms of assistance to confront the effects of the devastating earthquake that struck a number of Moroccan cities.