ANKARA

Turkey is using diplomatic initiatives to create common responses to the global coronavirus outbreak, the country’s communications director said late Tuesday. 

“President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan is conducting meetings with world leaders to come up with diplomatic initiatives to create common responses to this global threat,” Fahrettin Altun said on Twitter while explaining how Erdogan is closely monitoring the issue.

Erdogan conducted teleconferences with cabinet members and other relevant agencies to receive updates and give related orders, Altun said.

Stressing that countries have a lot to learn from each other, Altun said common measures implemented seriously can help stem the

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