Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter Friday to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson regarding medical supplies sent to help Britain cope with the coronavirus, according to Ankara’s communication directorate. 

Erdogan noted the strong alliance between the two nations and offered condolences to the victims of the virus. He said the military cargo plane was sent to demonstrate solidarity with “friend and ally, the United Kingdom, which is having a hard time.”

“We carefully monitor the measures taken by the UK authorities against the COVID-19 outbreak,” Erdogan said wished success to everyone who is working, especially government members

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