Groups of assistance will be sent to fraternal Turkey to extinguish and prevent the large-scale forest fires under the instruction of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev,, Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmat Hajiyev told Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC).

“In this regard, President Ilham Aliyev gave the necessary instructions and guidelines to the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Asadov and the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The relevant state structures have contacted their colleagues in Turkey, and as soon as possible, the aid groups will depart to the fraternal country,” Hajiyev said.