President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday held a cellphone name with U.S. President Donald Trump, the Turkish Directorate of Communications stated on Tuesday.
Trump careworn the necessity for cease-fires in Syria and Libya in gentle of the dangers posed by the Corona Virus pandemic, the directorate reported.
“Today, President Trump spoke with Turkey’s President Erdoğan. They mentioned ongoing efforts to fight the Corona Virus within the US & Turkey. The two leaders agreed to work carefully collectively on the worldwide marketing campaign to defeat the virus and bolster the worldwide economic system,” additionally stated CNN’s Vivian Salama on Twitter.
“The leaders additionally mentioned vital regional and bilateral points. President Trump and President Erdoğan agreed it’s extra essential now than ever for international locations in battle, significantly Syria and Libya, to adhere to ceasefires and work towards a decision,” she added.
The variety of folks recognized with COVID-19 in Turkey has elevated to 10,827, whereas the dying toll has reached 168, the well being ministry revealed on Monday.
In current weeks, Turkey has closed most public areas, colleges and universities, and restricted public transport. It additionally imposed a 24-hour curfew over the weekend for folks aged 65 or over in addition to for these with continual diseases.
On Tuesday, the Corona Virus killed 657 folks in a single day on Monday within the US because the dying toll jumped to 3,157, having the nation poised to surpass China’s grim toll of three,300 deaths.
The COVID-19 illness that originated in Wuhan, China has contaminated greater than 803,000 folks worldwide, over 39,000 have been killed whereas over 172,000 folks have been recovered.