Moscow appreciates Trump’s aid to Russia in fight with coronavirus

Moscow has highly appreciated US President Donald Trump’s readiness to deliver medical equipment, including artificial lung ventilators, to Russia and sees this as a manifestation of a responsible approach to the joint COVID-19 response, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Monday.

«We appreciate with gratitude this confirmation, by the US [of its readiness] to provide us with assistance if the need emerges,» Ryabkov said, commenting on Trump’s statement.

Sergey Ryabkov
Sergey Ryabkov
Deputy Foreign Minister
"We see this as a humanitarian gesture, as a manifestation of a responsible approach to the common fight against the pandemic. We acted this way when we provided our humanitarian support to the US,” Ryabkov added, warning against politicizing Trump's readiness to help Russia.

According to the country’s coronavirus response centre, 3,448 new COVID-19 cases have been registered over the past 24 hours in Russia.

Vesna News — official website

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