In its episode on 6/2/2023, the Shababat program monitored many tweets written by heads of state and political leaders in sympathy with the victims of the horrific earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria at dawn today, Monday.

The most prominent tweet was from US President Joe Biden, in which he said, "I am deeply saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. I directed my team to continue to monitor the situation closely in coordination with Turkey and to provide any assistance required."

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz also expressed his deep sorrow and sympathy for the earthquake victims, saying, "We extend our sincere condolences to the families of the victims and we fear for those trapped under the rubble. Germany will certainly send aid."

In turn, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his support for Turkey in its ordeal, tweeting, "I stand with the Turkish people during this difficult period and are ready to provide the necessary assistance to overcome the consequences of this disaster."

French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted, "We receive terrible images from Turkey and Syria after an earthquake of unprecedented strength. France is ready to provide urgent assistance to the population. We sympathize with the families who have lost their members."

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced full support for Turkey and said in his tweet, "Our full solidarity with our ally Turkey after the terrible earthquake. I am in contact with President Erdogan and the Foreign Minister, and NATO allies are mobilizing support now."

A state of sympathy and solidarity with the earthquake victims dominated the communication platforms, so Rahi wrote, “We can maintain our calmness without panic or irritation, normal global seismic activity, as it has been happening for centuries, everyone must remain calm, cool nerves, and show a sense of responsibility in such events.” difficult circumstances".

While Salma expressed her full sympathy for the earthquake victims in northern Syria, she wrote, "Syrians live in northern Syria with a snow storm and cold weather. Now the earthquake has deepened these harsh conditions. We hope the international community will intervene to save them."

As for Omnia Mounir, she criticized the countries' failure to monitor cracks in the ground before earthquakes occurred.

In turn, Hassan Jarkas tweeted, saying, "The region of Turkey and the Levant is one of the seismically most dangerous regions of the world because of three (3) large cracks separating plates of the earth's crust..Aleppo is almost at the meeting point of the Dead Sea crack and the eastern Anatolia crack. After the earthquake, more than one hundred and twenty aftershocks were recorded. Dangerous seismic activity was monitored in the area, and aftershocks will continue to reach a magnitude of 6.5-6.