The United States offered its “heartfelt condolences” to those affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Afghanistan on Wednesday.
Twitter account of the US embassy in Kabul “We are deeply saddened by reports of earthquake in eastern Afghanistan” Spread Wednesday.
There is no US presence in Afghanistan after the complete withdrawal of US forces and the collapse of the Afghan government, and its embassy is currently operating outside Qatar. It has no official relations with the Taliban government.
CNN asked the US State Department if it intended to provide assistance in response to the natural disaster that killed more than 900 people.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif offered his condolences and offered his support in a tweet on Twitter on Wednesday.
“Very sad to learn more about the earthquake in Afghanistan, which resulted in the loss of innocent lives,” he wrote. The people of Pakistan share their grief and sorrow with their Afghan brothers. The relevant authorities are working to support Afghanistan in this time of need.”
India expressed its “sympathy and condolences to the victims and their families,” the Indian Foreign Ministry spokesperson tweeted on Wednesday.
The Iranian embassy in Kabul said it was Send two planes with first aid supplies to Afghanistan.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said he was “sad” over the deaths from the earthquake, according to a tweet from the Chinese ambassador to Afghanistan. “Afg is a friendly neighbor of China, and China is ready to provide emergency humanitarian aid in accordance with Afg’s needs,” the embassy said. chirp.
Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs He said The Turkish Red Crescent, a humanitarian organization “operating in Afghanistan, has sent humanitarian aid to earthquake victims in the region”.
Pope Francis said he was praying “for those who have lost their lives and for their families”.
“I hope that assistance will be sent there to help all the suffering of the dear Afghan people,” the Pope said.
Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also call him Charities and international organizations to help families affected by the earthquake.