BELGRADE, Serbia 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic discussed over the phone efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic on Friday, according to Turkey’s Communication Directorate.

During the phone call, Erdogan wished recovery for Vucic’s son, Danilo, 22, who contracted the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, the directorate said in a statement.

The two leaders also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues.

Vucic, for his part, thanked Erdogan for sending face masks and protective equipment to his country, according to a statement from the Presidency of Serbia.

The Serbian president said Turkey’s aid is a symbol of understanding

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