Praising Turkey’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic as doing better than many European countries, local expatriates also told Anadolu Agency that more and further measures are called for.

Mark Richardson, the general manager of Istanbul-based Ventus Travel and Events, welcomed the recent start of weekend curfews across much of the country.

After a 48-hour curfew last weekend in 31 provinces representing over 75% of Turkey’s population, which met with widespread acceptance, this weekend, April 18-19, will see another curfew to help stem the virus’ spread.

Stressing the strength of the Turkish healthcare system and measures taken at the

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