Sympathy and Encouragement Message on the Damage Caused by the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

February 17, 2023


On February 6, 2023, at 4:17 AM, a major magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred in southeastern Turkey, causing a massive disaster in Turkey and Syria. 

Saitama University expresses its deepest condolences to those who lost their lives and their families, and its heartfelt sympathy to those who were affected by the disaster. We sincerely hope for the earliest possible recovery of the affected areas. 


Takafumi Sakai 


Saitama University, Japan