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The tourism sector expects to launch flights to Russia suspended due to restrictions on the background of a pandemic of mers as soon as possible. About it RIA Novosti said the Minister of culture and tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy.
“I hope that flights from Russia will resume in mid-July,” he said. According to the head of Department, domestic tourism in the country will resume in late may and June can be restored flights to other countries in Europe and Asia.
The spokesman stressed that Turkey was one of the first States who have completed training to stabilize the situation in the tourism sector. Ersoy reminded that the number of cases identified in the country is decreasing day by day, and the Turkish authorities have begun the process of removing the restrictions imposed previously.
May 20 the head of the Ministry of health of Turkey Fahrettin koca said that the country has temporarily refused to accept tourists from Russia and other countries with a large number of cases of infection with coronavirus. He also said that the season will begin in the country with domestic tourism and the number of foreigners shall not exceed 20 percent of the total number of guests.
Turkey announced about passed the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus on April 29. According to the latest data, the country has identified more than 153 thousand infected, of whom more than four thousand people died, 114 thousand — cured.
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