Covid-19 prompts Turkey to bring 25,000 expats home for Ramadan

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Covid-19 prompts Turkey to bring 25,000 expats home for Ramadan

The Turkish government has announced it is set to bring back about 25,000 citizens from 59 countries for the holy month of Ramadan. Responding to the continued covid-19 pandemic still spreading around the world, Turkey's vice-president Fuat Oktay announced yesterday the operation will get underway immediately. The announcement follows the several emergency flights for Turkish expats over the past three weeks.  Via Twitter, Oktay said: "With the orders of our president, we launched a lar...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.