Aviles, Feb 13 (EFE) earthquake on February 6 that has caused thousands of deaths in that country and in Syria.
During his speech at the National Innovation and Design Awards ceremony held this Monday at the Niemeyer Center in Avilés, Felipe recalled the presence and activity on the ground of several hundred Spanish rescuers to assist the victims and victims of last week’s earthquakes.
The monarch has expressed “enormous admiration, gratitude and pride” for “the tremendous effort and dedication to life and relief of so many thousands of people who are suffering and have lost almost everything.”
Don Felipe recalled that important military units, personnel and means of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation have been deployed in the area for days, as well as health workers, firefighters and volunteers from all over Spain with canine units.
“A whole display of technicians and professionals who, together with the important material aid sent, represents the spirit and will of solidarity that society and the institutions of our country display on a recurring basis,” the king praised.