A group of military doctors and medical personnel of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been sent to Türkiye, according to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.

According to the ministry, following the instructions of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the group of military medical specialists of the Azerbaijani army, consisting of 10 military doctors and eight assistants, is in the disaster area in Türkiye.

In order to identify and evacuate Azerbaijani citizens affected by the earthquake, operational headquarters operate in the Azerbaijani Embassy in Türkiye, consulate generals in Istanbul and Kars.

On February 6, 2023, following the instructions of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, mobile rescue forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, consisting of 420 people, were sent to Türkiye.

This morning, a mobile field hospital and a team of 41 Azerbaijani doctors were sent to the fraternal country. By the next plane, three containers with tents, warm blankets, heaters, and another mobile field hospital were dispatched.