EU leaders wrote a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the earthquake.

The leaders of the countries of the European Union (EU) wrote a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in connection with the earthquake in Turkey, expressing their condolences and expressing solidarity.

The summit of EU leaders, held in Brussels, began with a moment of silence in memory of those killed in the earthquakes in Kahramanmaras.

The leaders also released a letter addressed to President Erdogan. “Your people are going through heartbreaking trials,” the letter says. EU leaders expressed their condolences to those killed in the earthquakes.

Saying that their thoughts are with those who have lost their loved ones and those who are waiting to hear from their loved ones, EU leaders wished a speedy recovery to those affected and expressed their respect for the work of rescue teams racing against the clock.

The leaders said: “The EU and its member states stand in full solidarity with the people of Turkey and Syria in the face of this tragedy.” used the phrase.

While noting that they had done everything possible to quickly provide assistance after the earthquake, the leaders recalled that Sweden, as the EU commission and EU presidency, had taken the initiative to organize a donor conference in March to receive financial support from the international community.

In the letter, the leaders said: “We are ready to increase our support in close cooperation with the Turkish authorities. Our thoughts will remain with you and your people.” gave his assessment.


Earthquakes were also included in the final declaration of the summit of EU leaders. This part of the statement was accepted and published by the leaders.

Expressions of condolence and solidarity were included in the section of the declaration entitled “Earthquake in Turkey and Syria”.

The statement, which recorded that 1,600 search and rescue teams had been sent to Turkey as part of unwavering EU solidarity, said that the EU was ready to increase aid and that the initiative of EU leaders to organize a donor conference was welcome.

The statement said that everyone was called on to ensure humanitarian access for the victims of the earthquake in Syria, additional resources were allocated to support humanitarian efforts, and a call was made for the rapid delivery of humanitarian assistance under the auspices of the UN.

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