Turkey has allowed administering of medical aid for Ukraine within COVID-19 build-up. The procedure for acquiring permissions to export production has been defined. Andriy Sybiga, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine in Turkey said so in his commentary for Ukrinform news agency.
"The procedure of providing aid for Ukraine within COVID-19 context has been defined. If there's enough product in Turkey, particularly for covering its own needs, and it has the opportunity to export, we agreed that we can buy it", he said.
According to him, after the telephone conversation between Ukrainian and Turkish leaders on April 1, Ankara allowed the export of products that are necessary for Ukraine - as long as the procedure is respected. The procedure itself is the following: the subjects of entrepreneurship activity, the Turkish producers turn to respective authority (depending on the kind of product) for permission. After that, the export of the product becomes possible.
The diplomat said that the Ukrainian side passed Turkey the list of medical products that it needs to counteract the spread of the disease. The procedure of acquiring licenses for various products has been launched.