Turkish FM highlights Jordan’s quick relief response to earthquake

Turkish FM highlights Jordan’s quick relief response to earthquake
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday that his country has been receiving assistance from Jordan since the day the earthquake struck Turkey and Syria. اضافة اعلان

During a joint press conference with Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Al-Safadi in Ankara, Çavuşoğlu noted that His Majesty King Abdullah had directed “full support for Turkey since the first day of the earthquake”.

“Since the first day, we have received full aid and relief from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,” the minister said, highlighting the help provided by Jordan’s search and rescue personnel and a full Jordanian medical team consisting of 30 doctors and technicians.

Jordan also provided about 22 tonnes of aid supplies to Turkey, according to Çavuşoğlu, who also mentioned the dispatch of "thousands of tents” to the republic.

Appreciation for supportÇavuşoğlu expressed his gratitude to King Abdullah and the Jordanian people for their "full support and communication with us since the first hour".

"We will emerge from this difficult test and disaster, and we will launch a campaign for reconstruction," he concluded.

Read more National news
Jordan News