The Saudi rescue team leaves Turkey after completing its mission

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The Saudi search and rescue team left Turkey on Thursday to return to its country after participating in relief operations for those affected by the earthquake disaster.

The team of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center left Sanliurfa Airport (south), heading to the Kingdom.

He pointed out that the team includes 150 personnel, including 95 experts in the field of search and rescue and 55 medical personnel.

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The coordinator of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs for international humanitarian aid in Sanliurfa, Ambassador Mustafa Turker Ari, confirmed that the Saudi team contributed to the rescue operations in 3 states.

During remarks to reporters at the airport, Ari thanked all members of the Saudi team for their support.

For his part, Fahd Al-Osaimi, Director of the Urgent Relief Department at the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, said that the Saudi team came to Turkey after completing its preparations within a short period.

He pointed out that the team will return to its country after the end of its mission in the earthquake zones, but the assistance and cooperation with the Turkish side will continue.