The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulidis, immediately gave instructions for a positive response to the help requested due to the fire in Limnitis.
As authoritative sources told KYPE, "we were asked for help through the negotiator and the President of the Republic immediately gave instructions for a positive response.
The Republic contributed with a firefighting plane and a helicopter, while it is expected that there will be an update in the morning if help will be needed tomorrow.
It is recalled that the fire that broke out earlier in the occupied Limnitis was brought under control on Friday evening.
Earlier it was reported to the occupied that two aircraft from the Republic of Cyprus attempted to extinguish the fire (a plane and a helicopter), two helicopters of Turkey and a helicopter of the occupying army.
There are strong "fire" forces, as well as personnel of the "civil defense" and the occupying army.
The fire in Limnitis is under control
The fire in Limnitis is out of control – In combat aircraft of the Department of Forests