Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement, thanking Turkey for providing medical supplies to the United States:  

“On Tuesday evening, a Turkish military plane carrying thousands of donated medical supplies landed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. This included 500,000 surgical masks, 4,000 overalls, 528 gallons of disinfectant, 1,500 goggles, 400 N-95 masks and 500 face shields. Another military plane carrying the second part of the donated medical supplies arrived at Joint Base Andrews today.

“As Co-Chair of the Caucus on US-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans, I am grateful to our NATO ally Turkey for their generosity. As a treasured ally Turkey is ably represented by Ambassador Serdar Kılıç. Working together, we will protect citizens of Turkey and America from the devastation of the Wuhan virus.”