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Р. Meredov: "We are waiting for WHO experts in early July

Ashgabat, June 19, /Arzuw NEWS/. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an information briefing on "Review of the current situation on counteraction to the pandemic coronavirus infection".

The meeting was attended by heads of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Health, representatives of other government agencies, representatives of the diplomatic corps, heads of UN agencies and representatives of the media.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meredov made an opening speech, describing the preventive work carried out to prevent the entry of COVID-19 virus into the territory of Turkmenistan. Also, Minister of Health Amannepesov and the head of WHO in Turkmenistan made a short speech.

Meredov noted: 

Today, we pay special attention to preparation of the forthcoming visit of the WHO expert group to our country. Just yesterday we had a meeting with the head of the WHO Country Office in Turkmenistan, Ms. Korvovska, and fixed a number of organizational and logistical issues. We have reached an agreement that the visit will be paid in the first days of July this year. Turkmenistan is creating all necessary conditions and we are waiting for the exact date of visit from our colleagues. We are waiting for WHO experts to come and work with us and give an objective assessment of the situation in Turkmenistan. We are ready for this! We will ensure the arrival of the expert group to Turkmenistan and, after their mission is completed here, we will also ensure their departure to Europe.

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