Turkey, Politics

Turkish, Moldovan leaders discuss COVID-19 cooperation

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Igor Dodon also discuss bilateral ties, regional issues over phone

Cigdem Munibe Alyanak   | 06.04.2020
Turkish, Moldovan leaders discuss COVID-19 cooperation

ISTANBUL

In a phone call, Turkey’s president on Monday discussed with his Moldovan counterpart cooperation in fighting coronavirus, said Turkey’s Communications Directorate.

Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Moldova’s Igor Dodon also discussed bilateral relations as well as regional issues.

As of Sunday, Turkey has reported more than 27,000 COVID-19 cases, and the death toll stands at 574.

Moldova has seen 864 cases and 17 deaths, according to figures compiled by the U.S.’ Johns Hopkins University.

Since appearing in Wuhan, China last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 183 countries and regions.

Around 1.29 million cases have been reported worldwide, with the global death toll over 70,000, and more than 270,000 recoveries.

*Writing by Jeyhun Aliyev from Ankara

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