Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning said on the 7th that Turkey will provide 40 million yuan in aid.

(Associated Press)

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale hit the border between Turkey and Syria on the 6th. The heavy casualties have attracted international attention.

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated today (7th) that China will provide 40 million yuan (approximately NT$177 million) in aid to Turkey, and the Chinese rescue team is also rushing to the disaster area to assist in search and rescue.

According to comprehensive Chinese media reports, since the strong earthquake in Turkey, more than 4,000 people have been killed and nearly 20,000 people have been injured in Turkey and Syria. As the search and rescue work continues, the number of casualties continues to rise.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said today that China is very concerned about the disaster. Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent condolences to Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, expressing condolences to the victims. Express deep condolences.

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Mao Ning declared that China immediately launched the humanitarian assistance mechanism, "the first batch will provide Turkey with 40 million yuan of emergency assistance, including sending heavy urban rescue teams, medical teams, and providing Turkey with urgently needed disaster relief materials. We are coordinating to send Syria has provided urgently needed relief supplies and accelerated the implementation of ongoing food aid projects.”