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NEWS Turkey sends medical aid to United Kingdom to include masks and other related stuff

13 Apr 2020

As the corona epidemic continues to reign all over the world administrations seem to be almost helpless in the face of this invisible enemy. This being the case, many countries have started to support each other to save more human lives.

To provide an example, Turkey is reported to have sent to the United Kingdom N95 masks and ordinary masks as well other related medical stuff, to fight coronavirus epidemic.

A military cargo plane carrying Turkey's medical aid to Britain against coronavirus outbreak took off from Ankara. United Kingdom is observed to be one of the countries most affected by the outbreak. British Foreign Minister Dominic RAAB said at a press conference, the number of people who had died due to the outbreak in the country had increased to 7,978. Mr. RAAB announced that the number of people receiving treatment in hospitals was 16,784.

Relief material to include masks, N95 masks and overalls prepared by the Ministry of Health were loaded on an A400M cargo plane at ETIMESGUT military airport and sent to UK.

Quotes from great Turkish philosopher saying “After hopelessness, there is so much hope and after darkness, there is a much brighter sun” were printed on the aid boxes.

Turkey has previously provided medical aid to Italy, Spain, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, as well.

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