China willing to help India fight COVID-19: spokesperson

A worker arranges oxygen cylinders after they got filled at a small plant amid acute shortage of medical oxygen in New Delhi, India, on April 25, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- China has expressed its readiness to help India fight the new wave of COVID-19 outbreak at the earliest time possible and the two sides are maintaining communication on the matter, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.

"If the Indian side makes specific requests, China will provide support and assistance within its capacity," spokesperson Wang Wenbin told a press briefing.