Jerusalem, 14 February, 2023 (TPS) — Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen arrived in Turkey on Tuesday morning to pay a solidarity visit to the earthquake-stricken nation.
During his visit, Cohen will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Cohen will also visit Israeli teams providing medical care and assisting in search and rescue efforts in southern Turkey.
Israel has so far provided Turkey with more than 60 tons of humanitarian aid, including winter clothing, medical equipment and medicine.
The Israeli rescue mission rescued 19 people alive, while Israeli medical personnel have treated about 400 Turks and Syrian refugees.
The official death toll from Turkey and Syria climbed past 36,000.