Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay) will send humanitarian aid to Ukraine on Friday in response to a call for support by the Ukrainian Red Cross to help those affected by the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
“We are sending a humanitarian aid convoy to #Ukraine to meet urgent needs basic needs, coordination with Ukrainian Red Cross”, Kerem Kınık, the head of the charity, said on Twitter.
“Our teams are deployed in the region with storage tents, family-type tents and mobile restoration vehicles for evacuees and #IDPs (internally displaced persons) people),” Kınık added.
Declaring that he is concerned about possible refugee crisis, Kınık said that all humanitarian officials should act more actively to prevent this.
“We are ready for all kinds of humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian Red Cross,” Kınık said.
Humanitarian aid aims to provide relief supplies such as tents and mobile restoration vehicles for the vulnerable who evacuated because of the conflict.
Three aid trucks will leave for Ukraine on Friday.
The Turkish Red Crescent is one of top five organizations in the world among 192 national companies in terms of budgetthe number of beneficiaries and projects. As the Red Crescent is an important player in mediation and human diplomacy at theinternationalugly group is now in a considerably more policy- manufacturing station in the international arena.
GSM operators provide free communication to Ukraine
The Three of Turkey main mobile operatorsTürk Telekom, Turkcell and Vodafone, announced on their social media accounts to which they provide free calls, texts and internet for urgent communication needs of Turkish citizens in Ukraine. They also advised them to follow the directives of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Defy threats of sanctions by the West, Moscow officially recognized the regions of Ukraine of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent states earlier this week, followed by the start of a military transaction in Ukraine on Thusday.
Tensions began to rise late last year when Ukraine, the United States and their allies accused Russia of massage tens of thousands of troops on the border with Ukraine.
They claimed that Russia was preparing to invade son western neighbour, allegations that Moscow has consistently dismissed.
Turkey condemned Moscow decision to invade Ukraine after having attacked the country by land, sea and air in most grand attack by one state against another one in Europe since World War II.
Peace call Russians, Ukrainians living in Turkey
Tens of thousands of Ukrainian and Russian citizens living in Turkey continues to feel the strong effects of that of Moscow decision to invade son next to. Worried about their loved ones stuck in airports or in the country, the Ukrainians on Thursday protested against the occupation in of face of the russian consulate in Beyoglu, Istanbul. Shouting slogans, protesters urged the Kremlin to stop the war.
A group of around 50 people reunited on Istiklal Street, where the Consulate General is located, and expressed their condemnation by shouting anti-war slogans and holding banners which said “Stop Putin”. the group then issued a press release as protesters shouted slogans.
Meanwhile, developments in the region are closely monitored in other cities of Turkey, like the seaside resort city of Antalya, which hosts millions of vacationers from Russia and Ukraine every year. In Turkey’s tourism capital, Antalya, where 29,691 Russian residents and 8,444 Ukrainian residents live in peace, citizens of both countries expect the tension to cease soon like possible and peace be declared.