Heads of state wish Erdogan to recover from coronavirus


On Saturday, leaders of a number of countries expressed their best wishes for the speedy recovery of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after contracting the Coronavirus.


“It is with sadness that I learned with my wife Olena that the corona tests of Erdogan and his wife were positive,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said.

“We express our best wishes for safety to Erdogan and Mrs. Amina, and we wish them a speedy recovery,” he added in a Turkish tweet on Twitter.

In turn, the President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Arsene Tatar, expressed his best wishes for the safety of Erdogan and his wife Emine, after they were infected with the Coronavirus.

“On behalf of myself and my people, I extend my best wishes for safety to Erdogan and his wife, and I hope that their health improves as soon as possible,” he added in a tweet.


For his part, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev made a phone call with Erdogan to check on his health.

The Turkish presidency said in a statement on Twitter that Aliyev expressed his best wishes for a speedy recovery to President Erdogan and his wife Emine.

Earlier on Saturday, Erdogan said that he and his wife, Amina, had conducted tests to detect corona, after feeling mild symptoms, and the result appeared to be positive, and they were infected with the Omicron virus.

And he added, through his account on Twitter: “Praise be to God, I feel mild symptoms, and I will continue to do my work from home, and I am waiting for your prayers.”

And the first lady, Amina, shared the same tweet and commented on her, saying: “With you through thick and thin, God willing, we will recover from the injury as soon as possible, and I ask for your prayers.”