The Organization of Turkic States is a symbol of unity and brotherhood, and Türkiye will never forget the help provided in the difficult days, Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said at the 2nd meeting of the Ministers on Disaster and Emergency Management of member and observer states of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS), Report informs.
According to him, this year, 50,000 residents of Türkiye were victims of the earthquake, and 14 million people suffered damage:
"You did not leave us alone on difficult days. You played a big role in the survival of many of our citizens. In Kahramanmaras alone, 1,410 citizens who were saved by our brothers received treatment in 2 field hospitals established by Azerbaijan. The first country that came to assistance was our brother Azerbaijan. At the same time, various aids were sent to Türkiye from 90 countries."