Turkiye Devastating Earthquake Armenia And Turkey Reopen Border Gate First Time In 3 Decades For Quake Aid
Armenia-Turkey Reopen Border Gate: Amidst the devastation caused by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, relief materials are being transported from all over the world. Meanwhile, for the first time in the last three decades, the Armenia-Turkey Border Gate has been opened as a humanitarian gesture. According to the report of Turkish news agency Anadolu, this is the first time in 30 years that the border gate between the two countries was opened.
The opening of the border is said to be very important for providing humanitarian aid to the earthquake victims.
Armenia-Turkey border gate opened
Turkey’s special representative for talks with Armenia, Serdar Kilik, said on Twitter that the Armenian delegation passed through the Alikan border gate with five trucks carrying 100 tons of food, medicine and drinking water. Meanwhile, Vice President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Ruben Rubinian also said, “The humanitarian aid trucks crossed the Armenian-Turkish border on Sunday (February 12) and are on their way. pleasure to.”
Relations are strained for decades
According to Al Jazeera’s report, relations between Turkey and Armenia have been tense for decades. This border between the two countries is closed since 1993. It is said that the relations between the two countries are bad because a large number of people were killed in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Armenia says it was complete genocide. Thousands of people were killed by starvation or attack. During that time about 300,000 Armenians were killed.
About 30 countries officially recognize the Armenian Genocide. However, Turkiye denies the matter of genocide. Please tell that on February 6, more than 29 thousand people have died in the severe earthquake in Turkey and Syria. At the same time, lakhs of people have become homeless.
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