This was announced by the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

“It will all depend on the needs of the Turkish Republic.

In general, Turkey, of course, has its own fairly large potential for organizing rescue operations, ”Peskov said.

He recalled that the readiness to help was indicated at the highest political level.

“We are waiting for signals from our Turkish friends.

And from Syrian friends," Peskov concluded.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his readiness to assist Syria in eliminating the consequences of the earthquake, follows from the telegram of the head of state to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

Putin also announced Russia's readiness to provide the necessary assistance in connection with the earthquake and Turkey.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia announced the readiness of the department to send two Il-76 aircraft with rescuers to Turkey to eliminate the consequences of the earthquake.