President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held a phone call Friday to discuss cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus.
Erdoğan and al-Kadhimi also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, the Turkish Communications Directorate said in a statement.
After originating in Wuhan, China last December, COVID-19 has spread to at least 188 countries and regions, with Europe and the U.S. currently being the worst-hit regions.
The pandemic has killed more than 306,000 people worldwide with over 4.5 million confirmed cases. Recoveries, in the meantime, have surpassed 1.62 million.