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Rescuers from 88 countries: Turkey thanks foreign rescue teams, global community

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has posted a video expressing its gratitude to all countries that sent help and rescue teams to Turkey following the deadly February 6 earthquake.

As many as 11,000 rescue workers from at least 88 countries participated in the effort to find survivors from the quake.

Two weeks since two powerful earthquakes struck the country, many of the rescuers have already returned to their country.


As of Monday, February 20 – exactly two weeks since the disaster, the death toll in Türkiye stands at 41,020. The toll in Syria has reached 5,814, taking the combined death toll in both countries to at least 46,834.


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