Turkey helping to extinguish fire in Georgia

Two Turkish planes are carrying water from Cildir Lake in the northwestern province of Ardahan to Borjomi.

Turkey helping to extinguish fire in Georgia

Turkey started to carry water to help extinguish the fire which broke out in Borjomi National Park in Georgia.

Two Turkish planes are carrying water from Cildir Lake in the northwestern province of Ardahan to Borjomi.

Cildir town's subgovernor Huseyin Yilmaz told AA that the fire, which broke out in Borjomi National Park on Friday, could not be extinguished. Yilmaz said that Turkey was helping to put out the fire upon a request from Georgia.

The Borjomi National Park takes place in central Georgia, and it is one of the largest national parks in Europe. The total area of the park is 7.6 percent of the total territory of Georgia. The park was founded in 1995 and officially inaugurated in 2001.

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