“As a result of the fires in Manavgat, we have only seven deaths,” Koca tweeted.

He added that out of 507 people affected by the fire, 497 were discharged.

On July 29, four deaths were reported as a result of wildfires in the south of the country.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan the situation with forest fires in Turkey.

On July 31, Erdogan said that areas in the south of the country affected by forest fires have been declared a disaster zone.