News archive of April 2020
Turkish and Russian forces conducted the seventh joint patrol along a key highway in northwestern Syria, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said on April 30.
"Within the framework of TUR-RF Agreement/Protocol, the 7th TUR-RF Combined Land Patrol on M-4 Highway in Idlib was conducted with the participation of land and air elements," the ministry said on Twitter.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban has stated that, after May 15, the authorities will lift "those restrictions that pose the smallest epidemiological risk," and that the entire process will be gradual. "Everybody awaits answers that we cannot yet give. In the first phase, we will lift those restrictions that pose the smallest epidemiological risk, while the entire process will be gradual.
Two more persons infected with the novel coronavirus have died, the COVID-19 death toll thus reaching 695, the Strategic Communication group (GCS) informs on Thursday. These are two men aged 51 and 79, both with underlying conditions. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan, editor: Mihai Simionescu; EN - author: Adina Panaitescu, editor: Rodica State)
According to her, there will be a fall in the number of infected in the coming period.
"We all have to make our own rules on how to get back into regular life, but we should not forget about the virus and that it is still circulating," she warned, speaking to Television Prva. Kisic Tepavcevic said that now the emphasis is on the personal responsibility of all of us.
The National Weather Administration (ANM) issued on Thursday a code yellow warning of showers, storms and thunderstorms valid for 12 counties in Moldavia, Dobrogea and Muntenia today, starting at 13:00hrs.
Turkey's tourism income reached $4.1 billion in January-March, the country's statistical authority announced on April 30.
The first-quarter revenue fell 11.4% compared to the same period last year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK), amid worldwide travel restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Kosovo Prime Minister Albin Kurti thanked Turkey for delivering medical supplies to his country amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister's office said on April 30.
In a statement, the office said Kurti received Turkish Ambassador to Kosovo Çağrı Sakar and they discussed the latest developments in the fight against COVID-19.