Armenia sends humanitarian aid to Turkey

Armenia sends humanitarian aid to Turkey

On February 11, Armenia sent trucks with humanitarian aid to Turkey, the spokesperson of the Armenian Foreign Ministry Vahan Hunanyan informed.

“Today Armenia has sent humanitarian aid to Turkey. Trucks with humanitarian aid have crossed the Margara bridge on the border and are on their way to the earthquake-stricken region”, Hunanyan wrote on Twitter.


Turkey has reacted to the humanitarian aid from Armenia.

“In addition to a team of 28 rescuers and technical equipment sent immediately after the earthquake, 5 truckloads of 100 tons of food, medicine, water and other emergency aid packages from the Armenian people left for Adyyaman, passing through the Alican border gate this morning,” Serdar Kilic, Turkey’s Special Representative for the negotiations with Armenia, said in a Twitter post.

He expressed gratitude to Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Vahan Kostanyan and Deputy Parliament Speaker, Special Representative for negotiations with Turkey Ruben Rubinyan for the efforts to make this happen.

“I will always remember the generous aid sent by the people of Armenia to help alleviate the sufferings of our people in the earthquake-stricken region in Turkey,” he said.