China to provide vaccine assistance to Iraq, other Arab countries
By Han Xiaoming
People's Daily app

Zhai Jun, Chinese special envoy on Middle East affairs, said in an interview on Friday in Beijing, that China-aided COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Egypt, Algeria and other Arab League countries.

Staff members transfer the first batch of Chinese anti-coronavirus vaccine in Cairo International Airport, Egypt, Dec 10, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

This was the first batch of vaccine assistance provided by China to countries and organizations in West Asia and North Africa region.

"In the next step, China will also provide vaccine assistance to Iraq, Palestine, Syria and other countries in the region, making its contribution to helping these countries win the final victory in the fight against the epidemic." Zhai said.