Erdogan and Merkel discussed the fight against coronavirus

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed during the telephone talks, the cooperation in the fight against coronavirus and steps after the pandemic, reported in the administration of the Turkish leader.

"Our President had a telephone conversation with Merkel, the possibility of cooperation in the fight against СОVID-19 and steps to be taken in the aftermath of a pandemic", – stated in the message of Erdogan’s administration.

The sides also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.5 million cases of infection, over 175 thousand people died.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.Russia