China appreciates all sincere and friendly understanding, support and help from the international community, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Wednesday in response to international concern for the current coronavirus outbreak in China.
As of Wednesday noon, 21 national governments from South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Hungary, Belarus, Turkey, Iran, the UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago, as well as the UNICEF, have donated prevention and control materials to China, according to Hua.
In addition, friendly support from all walks of life in many countries have also been provided to China through various means.
China has always relied on its own strength to fight the coronavirus challenge, Hua said. At the same time, China extends its appreciation to all sincere support from the international community.
“True friendship stands out in difficult times,” Hua said, “China will keep sharing information and strengthen cooperation with all countries in an open, responsible manner, not only to safeguard the lives and health of the Chinese people, but also to make efforts and contribute to global and regional public health security.”
(Compiled by Bao Han)