Istanbul’s opposition mayor says not invited to gov’t earthquake meeting
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem İmamoğlu, has said he was not invited to a government meeting on measures against earthquakes following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey’s largest city last week.
On Thursday, an earthquake, whose epicentre was in the town of Silivri west of Istanbul, caused panic in the metropolis of some 16 million people, with residents rushing outdoors for safety. Eight people were injured.
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