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Azerbaijan, Georgia and Albania thanked Turkey on Saturday after a Turkish military cargo plane traveled to China’s coronavirus-hit city Wuhan to evacuate its own as well as those countries’ nationals. 

The Turkish Armed Forces’ A400M type cargo plane departed from Wuhan on Saturday airlifting 42 people with 32 Turkish citizens, along with the citizens of Azerbaijan, Albania, and Georgia after health staff confirmed they did not carry any symptoms related to the fatal outbreak.

All the patients — including 32 Turks, six Azerbaijanis, three Georgians and one Albania — boarded the plane after they were found not to show

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