Turkmenistan brings home its citizens from Turkey amid COVID-19 threat
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 26
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan has brought back its citizens on a charter flight from Turkey, amid the spread of COVID-19, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.
The charter flight was carried via the Boeing-777-200LR of Turkmen Airlines, which brought Turkmen citizens from Turkey, who were unable to return due to the termination of air traffic caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
In accordance with recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), all citizens who arrived on a charter flight from Turkey will undergo a mandatory two-week quarantine.
Earlier, planes from Belarus, India and other countries with Turkmen citizens, who were unable to return due to the same reason, have arrived at Turkmenabat International Airport (Turkmenistan).
There are no registered cases of coronavirus infection in Turkmenistan, but the country is taking all necessary sanitary measures to prevent the virus from entering the country.
Earlier, the country adopted the mandatory wearing of masks in public places, as well as the need to provide a COVID-19 absence certificate s when using flights.
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