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Türkiye will remember international aid after earthquakes

Türkiye will remember international aid after earthquakes: Erdoğan

In response to the disaster, the government has launched a comprehensive recovery effort, which includes the establishment of temporary shelters and the removal of rubble. President Erdogan vowed that the government would work together with the people to rebuild the country.
Some countries have organized aid campaigns and called the government to offer their assistance. The president thanked the international community for helping the country by sending rescue teams and collecting aid.

"Leaders of some countries called us, some sent rescue crews and some held aid campaigns. Once again, I thank all friendly, brotherly countries that collected aid around the clock for our nation, supported our rescue efforts with teams they sent and prayed for us," the president said, thanking the international community.

"During the coronavirus pandemic, we sent aid to all corners of the world, with Sufi philosopher Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi's quote as our motto: 'There is hope after despair and many suns after darkness.' Today, we are witnessing hundreds of millions of friends, brothers and sisters extending their helping hand to us, from Africa to Asia, from the United States to the Balkans and from Europe to the Gulf region. May Allah bless those who sent us everything they had despite their meager resources," he said.

Erdoğan noted that the world faced multiple challenges, from natural disasters and climate change to migration and conflicts. "The world economy and development efforts went through a difficult phase due to disruptions in the supply chain, disasters stemming from climate change, the Russia-Ukraine war, the food and energy crisis and high global inflation. The gains in sustainable development goals erode in the least developed countries and the chance to achieve 2030 goals is decreasing. Global governance and close cooperation in the face of these challenges will be determining factors for our world's future," he said.

The president added that Türkiye, for the centenary of the Republic of Türkiye this year, was working hard to establish a belt of welfare and security in its region and beyond. "We believe that a fairer world is possible. I reiterated this in several events, including my speech at the United Nations. Bilateral and multilateral platforms are obviously important at this time of crises surrounding the global system. Türkiye and Gulf countries form the main basis for our region's security, stability, welfare and economic integration. Türkiye does not consider the stability and security of the Gulf region separate from its own security and stability," the president underscored