Lukashenko instructs to send rescue team to Turkiye, to look into sending humanitarian aid to Syria


In connection with the devastating earthquakes in Syria and Turkiye, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko heard a report from Emergencies Minister Vadim Sinyavsky on the readiness of the Emergencies Ministry of Belarus to provide assistance to the affected states, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leaders.

Following the report, Aleksandr Lukashenko instructed to send the Republic of Turkiye a 64-strong emergency rescue team of the Emergencies Ministry certified according to UN international standards, and equipment intended for search and rescue operations.

An instruction was also given to look into sending humanitarian cargo to Syria.

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