Tuesday, August 8, arrived in Macedonia Israeli firefighters and police to assist in fighting fires. The delegation consists of 22 people: police officers, firefighters, pilots of the company «Chem-Research» and engineering company «a’s».
The press service of law enforcement notes that this week the Macedonian government appealed to the Israeli foreign Ministry with a request on assistance in extinguishing forest fires. In response to this request, the Minister of internal security ordered to send in a European country, where in several Northern areas because of the fires operates a state of emergency, two fire-fighting aircraft of the Israel police and two military cargo aircraft.
On the eve of the special flight to Macedonia, police officers arrived in Israel to assess the situation and extent of assistance required.