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US singer Dela Miles donates to Turkey after Erdogan's national call to fight coronavirus

American Singer Della Miles in Turkey on 2 December 2019 [Della Miles/Twitter]
American Singer Della Miles in Turkey on 2 December 2019 [Della Miles/Twitter]

American Singer Della Miles has donated to Turkey after President Erdogan’s national call to fight the coronavirus late Monday, Ihlas News Agency reported.

Turkey’s president launched a National Solidarity Campaign to aid the fight against the novel coronavirus, donating seven of his monthly salaries to the initiative.

“I am launching the campaign personally by donating my seven-month salary,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in his address to the nation.

Cabinet members in the government and lawmakers have donated 5.2 million Turkish liras ($791,000) to the campaign, Anadolu reported.

Turkey currently has 10,827 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

READ: Turkey halts intercity trains, limits domestic flights over virus outbreak

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