On February 11, 2023, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov, visited the city of Kahramanmaras, which was damaged by the earthquake of the Republic of Turkey, which caused great loss of life and destruction.

APA reports that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released information about this.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov was welcomed at the airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.

Within the framework of the visit, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov visited the Center of the Emergency Management Agency of the Republic of Turkey (AFAD), the Kahramanmaras Regional Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the base of the flexible rescue forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan (MES) and the area where our rescuers operate, including those sent by Azerbaijan to the earthquake zone. visited the field hospital and participated in the press conference held with the participation of media representatives.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who visited the AFAD Center and the Kahramanmarash Regional Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, got acquainted with the large-scale work done by AFAD in the direction of rescuing and evacuating the citizens trapped under the debris in the earthquake area, as well as eliminating the consequences of the earthquake.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu participated in the event and conveyed his condolences to the Turkish state and people.

Noting that Azerbaijan is always with brother Turkey, the minister informed about the support measures implemented by our country since the first day of the disaster, according to the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev.

Later, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov visited the base of the MES flexible rescue forces operating in order to eliminate the consequences of the earthquake that occurred in Turkey, as well as to save the citizens trapped in the ruins, including the area where they work.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who got acquainted with the activities of our rescuers, who continued the search and rescue operations without interruption, and the results of the work done so far, thanked them for their selfless activities in the direction of saving the lives of the people affected by the earthquake.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who visited the field hospital sent by Azerbaijan to support the provision of necessary medical services to people injured in the earthquake in Turkey, met with our doctors working in this hospital, which is fully equipped with all the necessary equipment and medicines.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, who got acquainted with the activities of our doctors, expressed his gratitude to them for their efforts in this responsible work.

In the end, Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, speaking at a press conference organized with the participation of media representatives, answered questions about the results of the visit, the humanitarian aid provided by Azerbaijan in the direction of eliminating the consequences of the earthquake, including the evacuation of Azerbaijani citizens who were affected by the earthquake, and our dead citizens.