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Sultanas: new earthquakes hit Turkey

February 21, 2023 at 9:23 AM , Der AUDITOR
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ANKARA/MANISA. Another two earthquakes hit Turkey's southern province of Hatay on Monday night, followed by several aftershocks. People also felt the first 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Syria, Jordan and Iraq, Palestina, Israel and Egypt and Lebanon. Trading is very much subdued. Yet, producers reckon that the prices for sultanas will start to rise again.

Erdoğan tries to reassure public

While president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan only visist Hatay, which was severely hit by the 6 February earthquake, on Monday, another 6.4 magnitude earthquake followed by a second 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the region again in the night killing six and injuring hundreds. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported that more than 500 were injured in the north-west of the country.

Prior to this, Erdoğan gave a speech trying to reassure the public that the state has mobilised all its resources in view of the destru

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