Dacic: Serbia has set aside 1.5 mln euros more in aid to Syria, Turkey

BRUSSELS- Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Monday in Brussels Serbia had set aside an additional 1.5 mln euros in aid to quake-stricken Turkey and Syria, with each country to receive 750,000 euros.

Addressing a plenary session at a donor conference, Dacic said the Serbian government had set up a team to coordinate humanitarian assistance soon after the tragedy.

He noted that the government had sent 2.8 mln euros in aid to Turkey and 2.98 mln euros to Syria.

"We welcome the initiative by the EU and Sweden and I take this opportunity to extend my condolences to the families of those killed," Dacic said.

Serbia's assistance will not stop here and we are ready to continue to provide support, he said.

"Events like these serve as a reminder that it is only together that we can provide adequate responses to global challenges. European unity is very...

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