EU stands by the Italian people and authorities Commissioner Stylianides has stressed

The EU stands in full solidarity with the Italian people and authorities at this time Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has said noting that same towns that already suffered from a deadly earthquake earlier in August have been struck again.

According to an announcement in Brussels, Commissioner Stylianides stressed that right now “our thoughts are with all those affected and the first responders working on the scene”. The European Commissions Emergency Response Coordination Centre, which monitors natural disasters 24/7, has been in contact with the national civil protection authorities since yesterday evening, he added.

Source: Cyprus News Agency