KISHINEV, Moldova

Turkey will continue to help Moldova and Gagauzia, Turkey’s ambassador to Moldova said Monday.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Gurol Sokmensuer said that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s visit to Moldova last month confirmed once again both countries’ will to strengthen their strategic partnership.

The envoy recalled Turkey’s recently opened consulate in Moldova’s autonomous region of Gagauzia, saying it will make contributions to bilateral relations.

“Our Consulate General will serve not only Gagauz Autonomous Region, but also Moldova’s Leova, Cimislia, Causeni, Stefan Voda, Cantemir, Basarabeasca, Cahul and Taraclia regions.”

Referring to medical aid and assistance, Sokmensuer said Turkey will deliver an X-ray device by the end of this year.

As part of its support to Moldova in its fight against COVID-19, Turkey last mont sent laptops and medical equipment to the Eastern European nation.

*Writing by Iclal Turan

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