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January 24, 2022
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Romania sends 100 tents to Turkey

The 100 tents Romania has offered Turkey as aid for quake victims were transported to the city of Erzurum by two jets of the Romanian Air Forces, according to the Defence Ministry, quoted by Mediafax.

The two C-130 Hercules jets landed in Erzurum at around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. “On the Erzurum airport, a representative of the Foreign Affairs Ministry coordinated the transfer of materials to Turkish authorities,” the Defence Ministry release reads. The aid was delivered to Turkey following a government decision. The 100 tents, worth RON 250,000, were offered at the request of Turkish authorities. A total of 596 people were killed and over 2,500 were injured in the magnitude 7.2 quake that hit Turkey on October 23.

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