Blinken: US sent more than 150 rescuers to Turkey in connection with earthquake 02:06

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said the US has sent more than 150 rescue workers to Turkey following the earthquake in the southeast of the country. It has been reported TASS.

To date, we have sent more than 150 search and rescue personnel to Turkey. There are American helicopters assisting Turkey in its response efforts [на последствия удара стихии] in the most inaccessible areas. “We maintain close contacts with the Turkish government,” Blinken said.

He stressed that the US has Washington-funded partners dealing with humanitarian issues in Syria. Blinken said they coordinated the rescue aid.

Fuat Oktay, Former Vice President of Turkey declarationWhile the number of people who lost their lives in the earthquake in Turkey rose to 5,894, the number of injured reached 34,810.

On February 6, numerous earthquakes hit Turkey and Syria. According to the Turkish Government Emergency Management and Prevention Agency (AFAD), after the first 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Pazarcık region of Kahramanmaraş, a total of 312 tremors occurred.

Source: Gazeta


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


More from author

MSC crew will return to Earth on September 27 due to damage on the Soyuz MS-22 21:03

The International Space Station crew will return to Earth on September 27 due to damage to the Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft. This was reported...

Olga Buzova wanted to reunite with her sister 21:02

Actress and TV presenter Olga Buzova said on Instagram (the owner of Meta was considered an extremist and banned in Russia) that she misses...

Atlético Nacional vs. Medellín for the BetPlay League 2023 I: called up, starters and substitutes

Purslane and Powerful face each other again for the date of the classics, both at a good time.Atletico Nacional and Independiente Medellin They star...

Macron said the leaders of the EU countries confirmed to Zelensky that they will help Ukraine defeat the Russian Federation 21:00

French President Emmanuel Macron said the leaders of EU member states had confirmed in a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that they would...