Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

Turkey to bring back remaining expats home

Turkey on April 15 assured that its citizens stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic will be brought home soon.

"Upon the instructions of our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, we will bring back our citizens who are stranded abroad and have requested to return home as soon as quarantine facilities are established for them," said Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in a tweet.

Ankara urges int'l community to aid Syrians amid virus

Turkey's foreign minister urged the international community on April 14 to aid Syrians amid diminishing relief efforts because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking at a virtual conference by the Atlantic Council in Turkey and Turkish Heritage Organization, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Turkey is the main source of aid and the pandemic is making efforts "more difficult" in Syria.

Ankara hails Baku's show of unity against virus

Turkey on April 11 hailed a gesture by neighboring Azerbaijan in the capital Baku honoring the countries' cooperation against coronavirus.

"As part of the mutual fight against COVID-19, Turkish and Azerbaijani flags are flying together on Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, one of Baku's symbols," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu said on Twitter.

Turkey sends second batch of medical supplies to UK

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying the second batch of medical supplies departed on April 12 for the U.K. in a bid to help the coronavirus combat.

"At the direction of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's instructions, the second batch of medical aid that will be used to fight the COVID-19 virus have been sent to the U.K. today," the Defense Ministry said in a tweet.

Turkey sends second patch of medical supplies to UK

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying the second patch of medical supplies departed on April 12 for the U.K. in a bid to help the coronavirus combat.

"At the direction of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's instructions, the second patch of medical aid that will be used to fight the COVID-19 virus have been sent to the U.K. today," the Defense Ministry said in a tweet.

Turkish FM, counterparts discuss virus via video link

Turkey's foreign minister discussed on April 7 the fight against coronavirus pandemic with 11 of his counterparts.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter that he held the fourth teleconference meeting with his counterparts from Canada, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Indonesia, Morocco, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, and the U.K.

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