Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP
Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP

‘Coronavirus-free’ Turkmenistan’s president claims licorice can cure Covid-19

  • Without citing any scientific evidence, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov claimed that ‘licorice root stops the coronavirus from developing’
  • The country maintains that it has detected zero cases – even after UK’s envoy in Ashgabat reported he had contracted Covid-19

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Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP
Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo: AFP
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