Turkey aids Qatar with 5,000 tons of food to break blockadeStaff Writer | June 17, 2017
Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said Saturday that his country has supplied 5,000 tons of food to Qatar facing a blockade by a number of Muslim countries.
Ban Turkey has been siding with Qatar
"Our shipments via sea route will also begin this weekend," Zeybekci said at a TV program in Istanbul. "Right now our trucks are on their way."
"Turkey could supply all the humanitarian needs of Qatar," he was quoted as saying by the Haberturk daily.
Turkey has been siding with Qatar and pushing for a settlement through dialogue. ■