Turkey brought back 668 of its nationals from Morocco, Algeria and the US early Saturday as part of its ongoing repatriation efforts. 

It is working to bring back nearly 25,000 citizens for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan who have been stranded abroad because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A total of 277 returned from Morocco on a special Turkish Airlines flight that arrived in Ankara.

Following mandatory health checks, passengers were transported to central Aksaray province to be quarantined at a student dormitory.

A flight from the US returned 282 Turks to Ankara, including eight babies, and were sent

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