A total of 124 overseas Turkish citizens died due to the coronavirus, said the country’s foreign minister on Thursday.

Mevlut Cavusoglu made these remarks after attending a NATO foreign ministers’ meeting.

He said more than 20,000 citizens in total have been brought back to Turkey from 50 countries.

Cavusoglu added that on March 17 and March 23-24, 5,528 citizens were brought back to the country from 17 countries.

The foreign minister said together with relevant institutions efforts were underway for the return of more citizens, who have recently made requests.

Around 1,700 Algerian citizens stranded in Turkey will be

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