ANKARA

There is no truth in rumors of imposition of a state of emergency, curfew or travel restrictions in the country amid the coronavirus outbreak, head of Turkey’s Communications Directorate said on Tuesday.

“Such comprehensive restrictive steps are not on our agenda,” Fahrettin Altun told Anadolu Agency.

Altun said that the measures taken against coronavirus continue in “a very transparent, determined and rational manner.”

“With the awareness that we have a responsibility to protect the health of our citizens as well as their freedom, in this struggle that we are carrying out under the leadership of our [Turkish] President [Recep

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