ANKARA (AA) – The Turkish parliament delayed centennial anniversary events due to the coronavirus pandemic, the speaker said on Wednesday.

“The events we have planned on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the inauguration of the Turkish Grand National Assembly have been delayed,” Mustafa Sentop said in a statement.

Sentop noted that the events have been delayed due to “difficulties to keep social distance” amid coronavirus outbreak.

“I believe Turkey and the world will win the fight [against the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19] and the daily life will flow fluently,” said Sentop.

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