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Turkey suspends flights to, from Iraq over coronavirus outbreak


Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday that all passenger flights to and from Italy, Iraq and South Korea had been halted due to the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reported.


The measure will be effective 12 a.m. on Sunday, he said, adding the land crossings between Turkey and neighboring Iraq had also been closed. Turkey had previously halted passenger flights to and from Iran and China.