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October 26, Minsk / Corr. BELTA /. The Belarusian Red Cross receives a Turkish Red Crescent delegation led by President Kerem Kınık. During the visit, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Turkish Red Crescent and the Belarusian Red Cross. This information was reported to BelTA by the Belarusian Red Cross.
During the visit, the parties exchanged information on the main areas of work of the National Societies of Belarus and Turkey, special attention is paid to providing assistance to migrants and asylum seekers, as well as promoting donation.
“Our Interaction is very important for the development of our national societies, we work in the field of unified international approaches of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Who are the Secretary General of the Belarusian Red Cross Dmitry Shevtsov. situation, monetary and voucher assistance – this is the global experience of the Turkish Red Crescent, which we would like to study and adopt. ”
Within the framework of the visit, an extended meeting was held with the participation of the Head of the Regional Delegation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies John Entwistle and the Head of the International Red Cross Mission in Belarus Sebastien Fustier. The tasks of joint actions in solving a number of humanitarian and assistance actions for migrants were discussed.
It is planned that the delegate of the Turkish Red Crescent will go to Grodno, where from June 2021 their partner support is implementing the project “Preparing for emergency and crisis situations, reducing harm from them for the population of the Grodno region.” Meetings with volunteers of the Grodno regional organization of the Belarusian Red Cross, as well as a visit to the NPP Information Center, Moscow, st. Ostrovets and the Grodno Regional Department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus. -0-