Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin also discussed bilateral relations and regional issues, Turkey's Communication Directorate said.
The two leaders exchanged views on Syria's Idlib and the implementation of Turkish-Russian agreements signed on March 5, according to the Kremlin.
"Particular attention was paid to cooperation in repatriating Russian citizens who are in Turkey," said the written statement.
COVID-19 emerged in Wuhan, China last December and has spread to at least 180 countries and territories.
Based on AA