Turkey passes 65 mln-dose mark in COVID vaccinations

Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released on July 23.

The country is continuing its intensive vaccination campaign to curb the virus's spread, with all people aged 18 and over currently eligible for vaccine shots.

Turkey gives over half a million COVID-19 vaccine shots in 24 hours

Turkey has administered over half a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the last 24 hours, according to figures released on July 17. 

The country continues its vaccination campaign, which began this January, to curb the spread of the virus, as all residents 18 and over are eligible for vaccine shots.

ForMin Aurescu to participate in FAC meeting on Monday

Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu will participate in Brussels on Monday in the meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers from EU member states (Foreign Affairs Council - FAC), a meeting debating geopolitical aspects related to the new digital technologies, EU's Strategic Compass and the situation in Ethiopia, as well as recent developments in Afghanistan and Lebanon.

Experts warn about exponential spread of Delta, urge vaccination

Ljubljana – Exponential growth in coronavirus infections presages a new Covid-19 wave that could continue into autumn, said the head of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), Milan Krek. He and infectious disease specialist Mateja Logar warned about imported cases, especially in light of the highly-contagious Delta strain, calling for vaccination.

Cairo hails Ankara's efforts to normalize relations

Egypt has praised recent steps by Turkey towards normalizing ties between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said in a TV interview late on July 3 that the softening of criticism towards the Egyptian government by Turkey-based opposition channels was preparing the ground for normalizing relations.