President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a cellphone name along with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on Friday. The two leaders exchanged greetings for Sunday’s Ramadan Bayram, also called Eid al-Fitr, whereas discussing bilateral ties, regional developments and cooperation within the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Iraqi-Turkish border was closed shortly after Turkey ordered a shutdown of the border with Iran two months in the past because of the pandemic menace in addition to flights between the 2 nations had been suspended. On Wednesday, Iraq requested worldwide help, particularly provides of private protecting tools, against the pandemic which affected greater than 3,800 individuals within the nation. On Thursday, the Iraqi Health Ministry reported 153 new instances of the Corona Virus whereas the most recent demise toll was 140.