CHINA China provides assistance to 83 foreign countries and organizations amid COVID-19 outbreak

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China provides assistance to 83 foreign countries and organizations amid COVID-19 outbreak

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10:41, March 26, 2020

China empathizes with other countries currently facing the COVID-19 outbreak and has voluntarily offered help to those in need, said Luo Zhaohui, vice minister of China's Foreign Ministry, at a press conference on Thursday. 

Till now, China has offered emergency assistance to 83 countries and international organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the African Union, by providing medical supplies like test kits and masks, Luo added.

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Medical materials from China arrive at the Liege airport in Belgium, on March 18, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

China is working closely with the rest of the world to provide assistance and experience, said Zeng Yixin, deputy director of the National Health Commission. 

The country has activity shared information about COVID-19, and enhanced the technological exchanges with international experts, Zeng noted. China also dispatched experts to other countries to help with their response, he added.

(With input from CGTN)

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