Turkey Earthquake: Georgia activates helpline for its citizens in Turkey

Tbilisi: Due to the earthquake in the Republic of Turkey, the Georgian Embassy and Consulates General in Turkey are st. In Istanbul and the city A hotline has been activated at the Trapizon. Georgian citizens living in Turkey, if necessary, can contact on the following numbers:

Georgian Embassy st. : For Ankara, +90(533)6903040; +90(539)2208280

Consulate General St. Istanbul +90(541)8184400

Consulate General St. Trapezone +90(541)3262226

Georgian Foreign Ministry and Georgian diplomatic representatives once again express their deep sorrow over the incident and express solidarity with the Turkish government and population.

In addition to this, By the decision of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili, Georgia has also sent its team of rescuers to Turkey to participate in rescue operations. Along with this, necessary equipment was also sent.

Notably, Georgian firefighters and rescue team, which went to Turkey, is equipped with firefighters and rescuers trained for the elimination of earthquake results and rescue measures.

At the same time, Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri expresses his condolences to the Interior Minister of the Republic of Turkey Suleiman Soilu over the devastating earthquake in Turkey.

The Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia expressed his willingness to support and provide assistance to his colleagues working on the spot in the implementation of rescue measures.

“Mr. Minister, on behalf of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs and myself, I express my deep sorrow for the terrible tragedy in Turkey, which has killed a number of people.”

In these difficult moments, I would like to express our support to all the people who have been affected by this disaster. I would like to reaffirm our agency’s readiness to stand by and assist our colleagues on the scene in the rescue operations.

“I reaffirm my support and support the Turkish people in this time of great trouble,” says Vakhtang Gomelauri.

The extent of damage to life and property in Turkey as well as Syria has been unimaginable, leaving thousands dead and severely wounded. While many have lost their loved ones,

Zurab Kvaratskhelia

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