Turkish students to be evacuated from coronavirus affected countries
Turkish students in UK, Ireland, Italy, Egypt, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Poland, UAE could apply for return by Saturday, Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay announced on Twitter.
The students staying temporarily in the U.K., Ireland, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates who want to return Turkey, could apply to the country's diplomatic missions by Saturday, “ he said.
Stating that the order for evacuation have come from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Oktay added: “Our citizens will be evacuated with Turkish Airlines in coordination with the ministries of foreign affairs, health as well as the ministry of transport and infrastructure. They will be put under quarantine in line with the rules set by the Science Board.”