Turkish Trade Minister: "Turkey takes all precautions against coronavirus"

Turkish Trade Minister: "Turkey takes all precautions against coronavirus"
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  • calendar-gray 26 February 2020

Turkey has taken all kinds of measures against the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, including disinfection of all customs gates, in collaboration with the Health and Interior ministries, said the country's trade minister on Wednesday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

After meeting with the ambassadors of EU countries in the capital Ankara, Ruhsar Pekcan answered the questions of reporters regarding the measures at the customs against the spread of coronavirus.

Responding to a question on entrances from Nakhchivan through Dilucu customs gate, she said by no means entry to Turkey is allowed.

"All necessary precautions have been taken and custom teams have been equipped with clothes and masks," she added.

Iran's neighbors, including Turkey, have closed their borders to the country amid mounting concerns over the spread of the virus.

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