Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu stated in a telephone conversation with President of Russia, Putin, during the last week, that the Russian side made a request for the reduction of the quarantine period for the drivers who brought cargo for commercial purposes. bringing the load applied to the driver from Central Asia to Turkey 14-day quarantine period, down from the vehicle and will be implemented into the driver to leave the country within 72 hours by following the established rules. These vehicles will be followed by vehicle tracking system. ”
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu emphasized that as a government, they are working hard to control the disease with the least harm from the epidemic process, while under the New Type Coronary Virus (Covid - 19) measures. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who explained that the 14-day quarantine period regarding the drivers who brought cargo for commercial purposes was discussed in the telephone conversation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, the Minister of Transport of Russia and Minister of Infrastructure of Kazakhstan announced that they had meetings with the relevant Ministers. Noting that the 14-day quarantine period was reached to 72 hours, Minister Karaismailoğlu announced that the circular on the issue was published. Karaismailoğlu circular issued by Russia and Kazakhstan mainly foreigners from Central Asia and Turkish nationals vehicle drivers, since the entry into Turkey if at least 72 making out again from the country within hours and adhere to the rules explained whether the implementation of the 14-day quarantine period. Karaismailoğlu said, “According to the circular, within the 72-hour period in the country, when respiratory system infection signs and symptoms develop, he will undertake to apply to the nearest healthcare facility with a mask. If our Turkish drivers declare that they will not leave within 72 hours, they will remain in their 14-day home quarantine at their residence. ”
Pause will not be made unless it is mandatory
Karaismailoğlu, who stated that the vehicle driver's health check will be done by the health units within the scope of coronavirus, said that the persons who have symptoms related to coronavirus will not be allowed to pass. Expressing that all vehicles and persons entering will continue to be subjected to disinfection, Karaismailoğlu said that the drivers entering the dormitory will be able to stop at the break places determined by the state, and the vehicles in question will be monitored by units affiliated to the Ministry of Interior and with a vehicle tracking system. Karaismailoğlu underlined that the necessary health and safety measures will be taken by the relevant Governorships and District Governorates on the break routes to be determined for Turkish and foreign drivers, and that it is forbidden for them to pause and wait outside the mandatory situations.