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(Reuters) – Following are reactions from foreign governments to the powerful earthquake that struck Morocco’s High Atlas (NYSE:) mountains late on Friday, killing hundreds and destroying buildings in the deadliest tremor to hit the country in decades.
INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI, INAUGURATING A G20 SUMMIT IN NEW DELHI
“We pray that all the injured people get well soon. The entire world community is with Morocco in this difficult time and we are ready to provide them all possible assistance.”
SPAIN’S ACTING PRIME MINISTER PEDRO SANCHEZ
“All my solidarity with the people of Morocco in the face of the terrible earthquake … Spain stands with the victims of this tragedy and their families.”
FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER CATHERINE COLONNA
“Solidarity with Morocco and our friends, the Moroccan people after the night’s terrible quake. Compassionate thoughts for the victims and their families and admiration for the work of rescue crews who relentlessly help the injured.”