24.10.2011 26.Tischrei. 5772
Peres to Turkey President: Israel ready to help in quake aftermath 'wherever needed'
Israeli President offers condolences to Turkish President Abdullah Gul following an earthquake in southeastern Turkey that may have claimed 500 to 1,000 lives.
President Shimon Peres called Turkish President Abdullah Gul and offered his condolences following the 7.3 magnitude quake that struck southeastern Turkey earlier Sunday, that may have claimed the lives of up to 1,000 people.
"Speaking as a human being, a Jew and an Israeli who remembers and is aware of the depth of the historic relations between our two countries, I extend condolences on behalf of the entire (Israeli) people," Peres said….