Turkey to open doors to 31 countries for health tourism

Turkey will accept patients from 31 countries as of May 20 as it loosens coronavirus restrictions, according to the country's Health Ministry.

An official letter from the ministry lists acceptance conditions for patients, entry to the country, admission to hospital, treatment, discharge and isolation rules.

Nomad Games postponed due to COVID-19

The Fourth World Nomad Games, which are expected to be held in Turkey, have been postponed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the secretary general of the Turkic Council said.

"The Games had to be postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world," Baghdad Amreyev said in a statement.

Turkey sent aid to at least 57 countries to fight virus: Minister

Turkey has so far delivered aid to at least 57 countries around the globe to help their fight against the coronavirus outbreak, the country's top diplomat has said.

"We provided medical equipment support to 57 countries," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on April 27.

World is facing socio-economic crisis due to COVID-19: Erdoğan

The world is facing a global socio-economic crisis due to the fatal novel coronavirus, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, underlining the vital importance of the continued trade and cargo lines between the countries despite sealed borders at a videoconference with the leaders of the Turkic Council.

Serbia Signs Trade Deal With Russia’s Eurasian Union

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic on Friday signed a free trade deal with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, EAEU, in Moscow, after the EU warned that it will closely monitor such relations, as Serbia is a candidate for joining the European Union.

Beside Brnabic, the deal was signed by the Prime Ministers of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

CSM's Judges' section: Regulating judge-minister incompatibility, national legislator's option

Regulating incompatibility between the office of judge and that of minister of justice depends on the option of the national legislator and not on the standards established by the Venice Commission, the Judges' Section of the Supreme Council of Magistracy (CSM) explained on Friday.