President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President's website reports.
Zelenskyy expressed condolences over the tragedy that occurred in Turkey as a result of the earthquakes. He announced the decision to provide humanitarian assistance. In particular, a group of Ukrainian rescuers and the necessary equipment will arrive in Turkey.
"Ukrainian specialists have relevant experience in overcoming the consequences of natural disasters and will arrive in the affected regions as soon as possible. They will help with the whole range of work on the recovery from the earthquake," Zelenskyy said.
A group of Ukrainian rescuers sent to Turkey to help with the aftermath of the earthquake may arrive on the ground as early as 7 February.
According to recent reports, the death toll from the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey has exceeded 5,000 people, and tens of thousands have been injured.