Turkey, Azerbaijan show solidarity in fighting COVID-19 - VIDEO

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14 April 2020

Turkey and Azerbaijan displayed digital versions of their flags late Monday on Ata Tower, one of the landmarks in the Turkish capital, to highlight their solidarity in combating the novel coronavirus, APA's Turkish bureau reports. 

The tower also displayed the two countries' motto "one nation, two states."

Turkey's move came after a similar gesture by Azerbaijan.

On Saturday night, Azerbaijan flew the Turkish flag along with its flag at the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, an iconic symbol in the capital Baku, in a show of solidarity.

Turkey on Monday confirmed 98 more deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's death toll to 1,296. The total number of registered coronavirus cases surged to 61,049.

According to U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University, there are 1,148 cases in Azerbaijan and the death toll is 12.

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