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Turkey blocks ventilator shipment bound for Lithuania

Monday, April 20, 2020

Vilnius’ diplomats are working to unblock a Turkish shipment of 20 lung ventilators bound for Lithuania, after the Turkish president banned exports of protective medical equipment. “We understand Turkey’s position in the wake of the coronavirus, as many countries in the world, including Lithuania, have introduced restrictions on exporting medical supplies […] without the government’s special permission,” Rasa Jakilaitiene, spokeswoman for the Lithuanian foreign minister, told BNS.”We are awaiting the…