Our NATO ally the United States upon request, to support the fight against the United States of America to provide medical supplies to Turkey Coronavirus.
Turkey Covidien-19 helped a total of 55 countries during the pandemic and continues to be the world's 3rd largest providers of humanitarian aid.
In the statement made by the Communication Directorate, it was announced by the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Health that 500.000 surgical masks, 4.000 overalls, 2.000 liters of disinfectants, 1.500 glasses, 400 N95 masks and 500 protective visors will be delivered to the USA.
An A400M-type military cargo plane affiliated to the Turkish Air Force left Ankara Etimesgut Military Airport on Tuesday (April 28th) and carried the materials to the United States. For the second round of assistance, the Turkish Air Force C-2E transport plane from Ankara / Etimesgut is preparing for departure.
The statement made by the President of the Republic of Turkey Communication Presidency, "In the future, need to be the best way to help our friends and our allies and we are committed to being in solidarity with nations around the world at this difficult time." statements took place.
National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar made a statement on April 4 that the units affiliated with the Ministry of National Defense produce a total of 1 million masks, 5 thousand overalls, and 5 thousand liters of alcohol-based disinfectants per week, and that efforts to produce 2,5 million masks and one hundred thousand overalls per week. had announced that it was completed.
Minister Akar, who made a statement about the supply and production of medicines, stated that the needs of the troops were met regularly and said, “We have delivered 640 thousand masks, 15 thousand overalls, and approximately one thousand liters of disinfectant only yesterday and today.”
Covidien-19 to Turkey Continues to Struggle with aiding Country
In the first statement made by the Ministry of National Defense for the aid sent to England: “Our President Mr. The aircraft belonging to the Turkish Armed Forces, which was prepared by the Ministry of Health with the instructions of Erdogan and will be used to combat the COVID-19 with the UK, took off from Ankara Etimesgut ”.
With the A400M aircraft belonging to the Turkish Armed Forces, our NATO ally, Britain, is manufactured with military and domestic facilities within the military factories, Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation and sewing houses within the Ministry of National Defense; sent protective mask, face protective mask, eye protective mask, overalls and anti-bacterial liquid.
Within the scope of the Covid-19 virus epidemic, aid was delivered by the TAF's A400M military transport aircraft, which carries aid supplies to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo.
In a statement made by the Ministry of National Defense, “Our President Mr. The mask, overalls and diagnostic kits prepared by the Ministry of Health on the orders of Erdogan will be transported to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo by the aircraft owned by the Turkish Armed Forces. ” statements were included.
Italy and Spain
Within the scope of the Covid-19 virus epidemic, aid materials were sent to Spain and Italy on April 1, 2020 by the TAF's A400M military transport aircraft.
Produced with domestic and national facilities in the military factories within the Ministry of National Defense, the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation and sewing houses, with an A400M aircraft of the Turkish Armed Forces; protective mask, face protective mask, eye protective mask, overalls and anti-bacterial fluid were sent.
Turkey, Syria, are also struggling to Covidien-19
The measures taken against the Covidien-19 outbreak in Turkey is implemented in this region.
From Turkey are not allowed to enter and exit. With the interruption of educational activities, spraying is done in schools. Preparations for online education are being made. Friday and time prayers were interrupted in mosques. Flexible working hours are implemented. Announcements, videos, posters and brochures in Arabic language about personal and family measures are distributed to the public intensively.
COVID-19 measures are implemented in Turkish hospitals and health centers in safe areas.
Work is underway to supply test kits, protective and clinical equipment. (Source: defenceturk)