Turkey halts flights from Brazil due to coronavirus variant -minister

PUBLISHED: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:00:22 GMT
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ISTANBUL, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Turkey has temporarily stopped flights from Brazil due to the rise in cases of the new coronavirus variant, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter.

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Ankara had previously halted flights from the United Kingdom, Denmark and South Africa due to the new variant. (Reporting by Ali Kucukgocmen)

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