President Erdoğan: "You are a member of parliament for Izmir, how many days did you stay in Izmir?"
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, "This person at the head of the main opposition, who was registered with a lie to say" I did not see a Red Crescent tent "and said" I didn't see a Red Crescent tent. " You are an Izmir deputy, how many days did you stay in Izmir? You say "The wreck has not been lifted for 5 days", what have you stayed in Izmir? You shouldn't have left there. You should have traveled the area there. You will not do this but you will continue to slander. I wish this person at the head of the main opposition called and asked "what is up to us".
Speaking in front of the cameras after the Presidential Cabinet Meeting, President Erdoğan criticized CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu and underlined that Kılıçdaroğlu's words are slanders while talking about the developments after the earthquake in İzmir.
Speaking about economic developments, coronavirus and foreign policy, Erdogan warned especially Istanbulites: “I expect more attention and sensitivity, especially from our citizens living in Istanbul. This is the only way we can prevent the increase in the epidemic in this city in recent weeks. ”
"Our people's lives are more precious than nothing"
President Erdoğan said: “Until now, the dead bodies of 110 people have been removed from under the wreckage, together with a citizen who drowned due to rising sea water. The number of our injured is 27 thousand. While 883 of these are treated and discharged, 144 of them continue to be treated, 5 of them being in severe care and the others in intensive care. The number of people survived under the wreckage with search and rescue efforts is currently 107. We all experience the sorrow of dead bodies together, while every human being, every child, who has been brought alive from under the ruins, suffocates us with indescribable joy. We will not lose our hope until we reach the last person under the wreckage in search and rescue efforts. After the first earthquake, around 1,600 aftershocks, 44 of which were over 4, were recorded in the region. The rising sea left the Sığacık District of Seferihisar under 1 meter of water. 43 boats in the ports of this region ran aground, 40 of them were rescued, ”he said.
Stating that he has been involved in works with all institutions of the state, President Erdoğan said, “With the close monitoring of our Ministry of Justice, the judiciary has started investigations into buildings that were destroyed and severely damaged. Regional municipalities also make every effort to help the people of Izmir. The Red Crescent, the friend of our nation's dark day, and many NGOs are on the field day and night to support the people of Izmir. 8 thousand personnel and 1200 vehicles of various public institutions were assigned to Izmir for earthquake related studies. 2,700 tents were set up and enough blankets and other necessities were sent to earthquake victims whose homes were damaged or who did not want to enter their homes. Currently active three