30 July 2021

Erdoğan dismisses criticism over firefighting planes as wildfires blaze Turkey

bianet.org

Having suffered more than 70 wildfires in two days, Turkey was able to deploy only three firefighting planes, two of which were leased from Russia.Photos: AAClick to read the article in Turkish ( 1 ) ( 2 )Efforts in Turkey continue to contain 14 forest fires that have broken out since Wednesday, while 57 have been brought under control, President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced."The battle against forest fires is still ongoing at 1,140 points," [...]