Turkey’s foreign minister urged Turkish expats on Sunday to stay at home to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

“Pay attention to the warnings of our embassies, consulate generals and officials in your countries,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter sharing a video, including the messages of Turkish representatives abroad.

“The virus could not be spread to others as the patients stay at home,” Turkey’s Ambassador to the U.K. Umit Yalcin said in the video.

Turkey’s Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kilic, the country’s Brussels Ambassador Hasan Ulusoy and several consul generals warned people to stay safe in their

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