Turkey shuts Iran border, halts flights due to Coronavirus

Sunday 23rd February 2020 - 18:17

Turkey shuts Iran border, halts flights due to Coronavirus

INA – SOURCES

Turkey has closed its border with Iran and halted incoming flights as a precaution to stop the potential spread of Coronavirus after the neighboring country reported 43 cases of the disease, the health minister said on Sunday.

All highways and railways were closed and flights from Iran suspended, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca.

Flights from Turkey to Iran are still allowed.