We are looking for ways to find the missing – Kuleba about Ukrainians who do not get in touch in Turkey
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is looking for Ukrainians in Turkey who have disappeared and do not get in touch. However, no information has yet been received about Ukrainian citizens who were injured as a result of the earthquake.
The Foreign Ministry received more than 20 requests to help find their relatives in Turkey. Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said this on the air of a news telethon, Channel 24 reports.
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The Minister said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through its channels, is looking for ways to get in touch with Ukrainians in Turkey, who do not get in touch. to contact their relatives or loved ones in Turkey. They asked us to help contact them. We are now looking for ways to contact these people through our channels,” Kuleba said.
He clarified that at the moment there is no information that any of the Ukrainian citizens suffered as a result of the earthquake. However, the rescuers are still clearing the rubble, so the number of victims, unfortunately, will be updated.
Of course, the event is very tragic, the rubble is being sorted out. Therefore, the number of victims will be updated, he added.
Ukrainian rescuers can help Turkey
Earlier, the Foreign Minister said that Ukraine was ready to send its rescuers to Turkey to help victims of a strong earthquake.
On the air of the telethon, he clarified that he had consulted on the Ministry of Internal Affairs and several dozen Ukrainian rescuers would be able to help our friends and this would not affect the work of the rescue services that are needed in Ukraine.
Reference. As of 20:31, the death toll from earthquakes in Turkey has risen to 1,651. 11,119 people were injured. However, the number of dead and injured is growing every minute, because there is a lot of destruction – entire neighborhoods were destroyed in 10 provinces. Rescue and search work continues.