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Erdogan declares mourning in Turkey until February 12 following earthquake

Flags will fly at half-staff across the country, Turkish President says

ANKARA, February 6. /TASS/. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared seven days of national mourning following a devastating earthquake that struck the country’s southeast, according to a decree released by his office on Monday.

"A seven-day national mourning has been declared on February 6, 2023 following the earthquakes in our country. Our flags will fly at half-staff across the country and at our diplomatic missions overseas until sun down on February 12," the decree said.