Senegalese workers replace Georgians in tea gardens due to pandemic restrictions


When workers from Georgia could not come to Turkey as they usually do to collect tea because borders were sealed in line with measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, Senegalese, Afghan and Uzbek nationals already in Turkey filled the void to pick tea in the Black Sea province of Rize.

No Quarantine for Bulgarians in Need of Medical Treatment in Turkey

From May 20, 2020, Turkey will freely allow all Bulgarian citizens in need of treatment in Turkish hospitals to come in the country with up to two escorts without being placed under a 14-day quarantine. We were informed about this by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey with a note sent to our embassy in Ankara.