"As we reported, the President of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is on a visit to the earthquake area today, APA reports.
The Turkish leader together with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Chair Devlet Bahçeli met with the rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan in Hatay.
President Erdogan took a photo with the Azerbaijani rescuers and expressed his gratitude.
Note that the forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan pulled 53 people alive and 780 bodies from the ruins in Kahramanmaras and Hatay.
Recall that humanitarian aid was sent to Türkiye on the instructions of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. Until February 17, humanitarian aid was delivered by 15 planes and 350 trucks.
867 rescue and medical personnel, 2 mobile field hospitals, 4,873 tents, 4 field kitchens, 861 generators, 221,512 necessary supplies and products, 302,034 warm clothes, 693,756 medicines and medical supplies, 12,505 heaters and technical equipmentş AZN 21 367 000 included in the humanitarian aid.
Emergency medical assistance, fire extinguisher, AFAD, and official search and rescue vehicles were provided with free fuel.