Iran assists Turkey in hardest time: envoy

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – The ambassador of Turkey said that Iranians assisted the Turkish nation in tough times after the recent quake.

Derya Örs made the remarks in a meeting with the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) Pir-Hossein Koulivand in Tehran.

He said that Iran's rescue and relief team rushed to the quake-ravaged Turkey and save the lives of many people affected by the catastrophe.

Örs referred to a 50-bed hospital built by the Iran army’s ground forces in Adiyaman, Turkey to provide medical assistance to the injured.

The Iran-Turkey relations could be emulated, he underlined.

The neighborliness of Iran and Turkey is very important, he said, adding that the two states enjoy the same religion and expanded ties.


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