President Erdoğan contacts Chief Physician Leana by phone in wake of fire at Balıklı Greek Hospital

President Erdoğan contacts Chief Physician Leana by phone in wake of fire at Balıklı Greek Hospital

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with Chief Physician Stati Leana in the wake of the fire that broke out at the Balıklı Greek Hospital in Istanbul.

During the call, President Erdoğan expressed profound sadness over the fire that broke out at the Balıklı Greek Hospital while extending his deepest sympathies.

President Erdoğan stated that he had been closely following the developments on the fire from its outset, adding that the fact that no lives were lost, no injuries were sustained, the fire had been extinguished, and cooling activities had begun in the area provided some relief.

President Erdoğan, who was briefed on the status of the hospital, its patients and personnel, said that repair work would commence immediately. 

Additionally, President Erdoğan instructed Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca to carry out the necessary actions for the Balıklı Greek Hospital.