Presidency of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Turkey will overcome the coronavirus outbreak in two to three weeks through good measures and with as little damage as possible, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on March 25.
In a televised address to the nation, Erdoğan said Turkey was prepared for every scenario on the outbreak and urged Turkish nationals to show patience, understanding and support.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas over the phone on March 21, reaffirming Turkey's support to Palestine in its fight against the novel coronavirus.
According to a statement by the Communications Directorate, Erdoğan and Abbas held a phone call to discuss recent developments and regional issues.
"The lines of communication with Turkey remain open and active," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said following a meeting in Brussels on Monday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which ended without an agreement on the way forward following Turkish moves to encourage thousands of migrants and refugees to push through the Greek border into the European Union.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin said on March 5 that they have reached agreements that could end fighting in northwest Syria.
Erdoğan, standing alongside Putin after six hours of talks in Moscow, said the cease-fire will come into force in Idlib at midnight.