Consequences of the earthquake in Turkey
The EC allocated one billion euros to Turkey, and 108 million euros for humanitarian aid to Syria.
The European Commission allocated one billion euros to Turkey for reconstruction after earthquakes, and 108 million euros for humanitarian aid to Syria. This was announced by the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on Twitter on Monday, March 20.
“I am pleased to announce that the European Commission will provide a loan of one billion euros to support Turkey. We will also provide 108 million euros for humanitarian assistance and the initial reconstruction of Syria,” she wrote.
The @EU_Commission will support the people in Türkiye with €1 billion for reconstruction.
We will also provide €108 million for humanitarian aid and early recovery in Syria.
Additional pledges are expected from #TeamEurope#TogetherForSyria#TogetherForTurkiye pic.twitter.com/eXo612thWW
— Ursula von der Leyen (@vonderleyen) March 20, 2023
In addition, according to von der Leyen, EU countries and European financial institutions will make additional contributions.
“We must together ensure the restoration of the country, ensure the construction of houses for thousands of people with the highest level of seismic resistance,” the head of the EC said.
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