ANKARA

A Turkish military cargo plane carrying second patch of medical supplies departed on Sunday for the U.K. in a bid to help the coronavirus combat.

“At the direction of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s instructions, the second patch of medical aid that will be used to fight the COVID-19 virus have been sent to the U.K. today,” the Defense Ministry said on Twitter.

Ankara is helping multiple states to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. So far it has sent aid to Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo, as well as Libya, Italy, and Spain, among others.

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