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Coronavirus: Foreign Minister Thanks Turkic Council Countries for Delivering Protective Gear to Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.27.

Consignments of protective gear and material for manufacturing face masks will soon arrive from two Turkic Council countries, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Friday.

Turkey green-lighted a consignment of eight tonnes of textiles for face masks, and Uzbekistan offered 150,000 face masks after Hungary turned to the council for help, he said in a video posted on Facebook.

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Hungary earlier ordered hundreds of tonnes of protective equipment, which is expected to be delivered in the coming weeks, he said.

Szijjártó thanked the Turkish and Uzbek governments for their help.

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