Directorate General of Press and Information has been at the region from the first moment the evacuation of civilians from Aleppo began...
A press centre has been set up in Reyhanlı by the Directorate General to facilitate the work of national and international press members who are in the region to follow and try to show the world the developments in Aleppo and the region in the most accurate manner. Experts of the Directorate General from Ankara have been sent to the region to establish the centre.
As of Friday, there have been 36 national and 12 international media institutions broadcasting at ground zero of the border. All measures have been taken against the prevailed increase in intensity of journalists. In addition to the press centre in Reyhanlı, a logistics support Truck has also been put into service for electricity and internet connection needs in cooperation with DGPI and Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) at the Cilvegözü border gate. DGPI continues to provide the necessary means to all the press members who are trying to cover the issues such as the interruption of the evacuation of civilians, the transport of aid convoys and the response of medical teams to the affected area.
During this period, teams of Turkish Radio Television Corporation (TRT) and TRT World have been taken to the Syrian side with the coordination of DGPI. High-level bureaucrats representing the institutions are brought together with the press members to continue the flow of information without interruption. DGPI will continue to serve as a facilitator for the journalists as long as they are in the region.
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