TOKYO: Japan said on Monday that it has dispatched an aircraft with supplies to help in earthquake relief efforts in Turkiye. A Japanese Air Self-Defense Forces B-777 aircraft departed from Narita Airport for Turkiye on February 13 loaded with medical equipment needed for the Japanese Disaster Relief (JDR) and Medical Team operating on the ground in Turkiye.
The Air Self Defense Forces said it is coordinating its relief efforts with the government in Turkiye to assist with supplies and relief work there. It said in a statement that it will continue to work with the international community to contribute for supporting the Turkish people. An advance team departed for Turkiye on Friday to assess the situation and requirements.