CAIRO – 26 February 2023: Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry is visiting Monday morning Syria and Turkey to express solidarity with the two states and their peoples over the destruction caused by the February 6 earthquake. Egyptian ship loaded with hundreds of tons of relief materials departed Al-Arish port Friday, per president Abdel Fattah al Sisi directives heading to Turkey and Syria. On Thursday, Egypt sent two military planes carrying medical and humanitarian aid to Turkey for the victims of the deadly 7.8-and-7.4 magnitude earthquakes. Meanwhile, an Egyptian ship of the naval forces carrying humanitarian aid has arrived to both Turkey and Syria, in accordance with directives given by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. Earlier in February, the president ordered dispatching five military planes to deliver urgent medical relief supplies to earthquake-hit Syria and Turkey.
Source: Egypt Today February 27, 2023 00:00 UTC