Iranian ambassador meets with Turkish health minister on Coronavirus

Ankara (IP) - Iranian ambassador to Ankara Mohammad Farazmand met with Turkish Health Minister Fakhruddin Koja to discuss recent developments related to the Coronavirus.

Iran Press/Asia: According to Turkish media on Tuesday 25 February, Turkish Health Minister Fakhruddin Koja posted a message on his Twitter page announcing the news that during a meeting with the Iranian ambassador to Ankara Mohammad Farazmand, he regretted the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Iran.

The two sides talked about the measures taken by the two countries. Turkish Minister of Health said yesterday that Turkey is doing everything at its disposal to fight the coronavirus alongside Iran.

He made these remarks in an encounter with reporters in Turkey. Referring to the closure of the borders of Turkish Railways and Airways with Iran, he added that following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Iran, Turkey has decided to temporarily block its borders.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone conversation discussed the latest situation of the coronavirus and ways to counter it on phone late on Monday.

They also stressed the need for maintaining transactions while observing all sanitary and preventive measures.


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