Erdoğan: Turkey is ready to do everything it can to help Greece fight the fires

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that his country is ready to help Greece in every way to overcome the fires.

"Turkey is ready to do whatever it takes to help Greece put out the fires," Erdoğan said after a cabinet meeting in Ankara. "We have sent two amphibious firefighting aircraft and a firefighting helicopter to our neighbour Greece, which is fighting a huge fire."

"We convey our best wishes to our Greek neighbours, especially to the residents of Rhodes," concluded the Turkish president.

Turkish media has focused on the diplomacy of disasters as Ankara is now helping the Greek authorities to extinguish fires devastating the country.

Turkish aircraft are participating in the extinguishing efforts in Greece, which is facing a series of raging fires, points out the Daily Sabah, which has also posted a related video of the Turkish efforts.

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It said that Turkey sent two amphibious firefighting aircraft and a firefighting helicopter to help Athens on Saturday.

It is recalled that Greece was one of the first countries to be on the side of the earthquake victims of Turkey, having two Search and Rescue teams.

On the order of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greece had made available for the relief of the affected and to meet the needs that arose, health and medical equipment and basic necessities such as 7,500 blankets, 1,500 beds and 500 tents.

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