At the Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv), Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Ihor Zhovkva met a plane delivering humanitarian aid to our country from Baku in the framework of countering the spread of COVID-19.
Humanitarian cargo weighing a total of 23 tons, in particular, includes: 100 thousand medical masks, 5 thousand protective suits, as well as contactless thermometers, disinfectants and other medical equipment.
The agreement on the provision of this humanitarian aid was reached following the phone conversation between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev held on March 26, 2020.
"Ukraine is deeply grateful to the Republic of Azerbaijan and personally to President Ilham Aliyev for the humanitarian assistance, which is especially valuable in difficult times of combating the global coronavirus pandemic," Ihor Zhovkva said.
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