Turkish politician in Erdogan’s party dies from virus

A Turkish politician from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party has died from coronavirus

A constitutional lawyer and a founding member of the governing Justice and Development Party, Kuzu served in parliament four times.

Two senior officials close to Turkey’s leader — presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu — tweeted on Saturday that they had contracted COVID-19. Both said they were doing well. Soylu was in a hospital.