The foreign ministry expressed on Thursday Egypt’s deepest condolences to the victims of the Greek forest fires, which left at least 83 dead, according to a statement by the ministry.
The forests fires took place last Monday, burning out of control in the areas of Rafina and Mati, leaving at least 83 dead and 187 injured.
“Egypt stands in full support with the friendly people and government of Greece to overcome this ordeal,” the statement read.
Fires forced residents to flee to beaches and into the sea.
Monday’s wildfires are considered as the worst to hit Greece in over a decade.
EU countries are offering help and support.