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Uzbekistan|life|July 31, 2020 / 07:38 PM
Turkey sends medical aid to help Uzbekistan's Covid-19 fight
The aid bound for Uzbekistan being loaded onto a Turkish Airlines plane in Ankara, Turkey, July 31, 2020. (AA Photo)

AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan on Friday received medical supplies sent by Turkey to contribute to the country's fight against the COVID-19 outbreak, according to Turkey's National Defense Ministry, Daily Sabah reported.

"Medical supplies prepared at the direction of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for use against the COVID-19 outbreak have arrived in Uzbekistan," the ministry said on Twitter.

"Uzbekistan Vice Minister of Health Shakhrukh Sharakhmetov, our Tashkent Military Attache Col. Mustafa Baloglu, and Second Secretary of the Tashkent Embassy Furkan Yılmaz welcomed our aircraft, which delivered medical supplies," the ministry added.

Turkey has sent medical aid to around 140 countries to help them combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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