(ANSA) – BELGRADE, JULY 23 – Three Romanian military aircraft with large load capacities should arrive in Slovenia in the late afternoon today to help fight the fires in the Slovenian Karst. A representative of the Slovenian Civil Protection, Ervin Curlic, told the STA news agency today.
The Romanian government has approved the assistance of two 6,000-liter Spartan aircraft, comparable to the Canadair in capacity and a Hercules aircraft that will provide support, Slovenian daily Delo reported. According to local media, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin is also expected to travel to the Slovenian Karst today and meet his Slovenian counterpart Marjan Sarec. Serbia is among the countries that are contributing to the fight against fires in Slovenia.
Furthermore, according to data from the FlightTracker24 portal, a Croatian Canadair is now operating in the fire zone in Slovenia. The aircraft, a Canadair CL-415 SuperScooper, departed in the morning from the Zadar area, fishing for water in the Adriatic, in front of the coasts of Sistiana (Trieste) and then headed for the area most affected by the fires, in Slovenia. (HANDLE).