The religious affairs counselor of Turkey’s Embassy in Turkmenistan Kemal Uçkun died in the night of 8 July, 2020 in the Ashgabat cardiovascular diseases hospital, the news outlet Turkmen news reports.
Uçkun was admitted to hospital on 27 June with a high temperature, cough and labored breathing. He was diagnosed with “pneumonia”.
It is reported that the diplomat’s body will be transported to Turkey by a charter flight arranged by the French construction company “Bouygues” which intends to evacuate 150 employees and other expatriates out of Turkmenistan.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan