Firefighting is still going on in Turkey

Azerbadjan in Turkey

Firefighting is still going on in Turkey -reports that- informs about it,The statement came from the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

In accordance with the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the firefighting forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the fraternal Republic of Turkey are selflessly continuing firefighting operations in order to extinguish forest fires and prevent them from escalating. 

Thus, the Ministry's forces extinguished the fire in the area of ​​5-7 hectares in the direction of Fethiye using a helicopter. Necessary measures are being taken to extinguish fires in other directions.


A delegation of senior officials of the Ministry led by Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Lieutenant General Etibar Mirzayev is currently in the Marmaris region. E.Mirzayev got acquainted with the work of the forces in the area of ​​the fire and gave relevant instructions. Afterwards, a meeting was held at the Crisis Management Center with the participation of representatives of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations and local forces, and the next steps to be taken were discussed.


It should be noted that our firefighters are fighting the fires in a mountainous area with complex terrain, where high temperatures prevail.