"Turkish Airlines will deliver 3614 citizens with 34 flights to the country. They all will be placed under a quarantine in Istanbul and Kocaeli", he said.
It's about citizens who temporarily stay or study in Europe, as well as Turks who live abroad and wish to return to Turkey, the Minister explained.
Cavusoglu also reported that he remains in a constant touch with Turkish diplomatic missions in China, Italy, Iran and Iraq, where the spread of Covid-19 has been the most devastating.
Previously, Turkey limited the entry for foreigners from 14 countries.
Earlier, we reported that a flight from Austria will bring Ukrainians back home today, March 18, as they could not leave the country previously. Press office of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry stated that on Facebook. The press office added that a charter flight is also expected on Thursday.