Turkmen President Extends Condolences to Biden Over US Tornado Disaster

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Turkmen President Extends Condolences to Biden Over US Tornado Disaster
The tornadoes that hit Kentucky on Friday are known to have killed at least 74 people in the state. (Photo: AP)

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed condolences to President of the United States Joe Biden over the loss of lives due to the devastating tornadoes in Kentucky.

On behalf of the people and government of Turkmenistan, and on his own behalf, the Head of State expressed conveyed words of empathy and support for the families and close ones of the killed and wished the victims a speedy recovery, the official media of Turkmenistan reported on Tuesday.

The tornadoes that hit Kentucky on Friday are known to have killed at least 74 people in the state. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said the collection of tornadoes was the most destructive in the state's history.

Besides Kentucky, the tornado hit five U.S. states - Arkansas, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. The death toll is expected to rise above 100.