Putin expressed readiness to help China in a situation with coronavirus

Photo: AP Photo/Chiang Ying-Ying

Vladimir Putin sent President of China XI Jinping a telegram expressing sympathy with the outbreak of coronavirus and wished speedy recovery to the sick, according to RIA Novosti.

“the Russian Head of state expressed confidence that thanks to the decisive measures taken by the Chinese government, the spread of the epidemic will be stopped, and the damage from it is minimized”, – stated in the message.

Also States that “the Russian competent agencies are focused on close cooperation with relevant Chinese entities in order to overcoming this common threat.”

Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced the government decision to close all flights of the airlines in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Four Chinese airlines will continue flights to Moscow.

a New mode of air transport with China will introduce from 1 February. In addition, the Sheremetyevo airport, moved all flight with departure or arrival from China at the terminal F. thus the mail and freight from China to stop is not planned.

Photos: the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation

the First cases became known in the end of December 2019. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province. The who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance. Killed 213 people, and the number of infected reached 9 692.

the first Two cases of mers identified in Russia.

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