Based on instructions by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait will send two teams of firefighters to assist in putting down the wildfires in Turkey and Greece.

Chief of the Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) Lieutenant General Khaled Al-Mekrad said in a statement on Saturday that each team will consist of 45 firefighters with full gear, along with six full extinguishing mechanisms. He added that a team will go to Turkey on Sunday, while the second team will head to Greece on Monday to support countering the wildfires in both countries.

Lieutenant-General Al-Mekrad thanked the Ministry of Defense and the Foreign Ministry for their efforts in easing the transport of the two teams to the friendly nations.

Source- KUNA

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