The European Union has offered Croatia its full support, confirming that the Emergency Response Coordination Centre is in contact with Croatian authorities following Tuesday's devastating series of earthquakes.
European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen offered the following message of support on social media:
"After another powerful earthquake in Croatia, the 2nd in the past 2 days, I spoke with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković again. We are ready to support. I have asked Janez Lenarčić to stand ready to travel to Croatia as soon as the situation allows. We stand with Croatia."
Charles Michel, President of the European Council, also announced his support on Twitter:
"We are closely following the situation in Zagreb following the devastating earthquake. Our thoughts go out to the injured and frontline workers. At this difficult time, the European Union offers its full support and assistance to the people of Croatia and Prime Minister Andrej Plenković."
European Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčić tweeted the "Emergency Response Coordination Centre is in contact with authorities. We are closely following the situation on the ground in Croatia after another earthquake... We stand ready to help!"
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