The Minister of defence of Serbia thanked Russia for humanitarian aid

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The Minister of defense of Serbia Alexander Wulin thanked Russia for the humanitarian assistance to combat coronavirus. About it reports RIA Novosti news Agency.

“the Agreement of two Supreme commanders of the Russian and Serbian is performed. Just as Russia helped with the military-technical agreement that helped our army to be stronger, more reliable, and the sky to make more secure, since Russia and its army today to help us fight against the dreaded virus, COVID-19”, – said the head of the Ministry of defense of Serbia.

On Friday, the first Il-76 aircraft of the aerospace defence forces of Russia landed in Serbia to help in the fight against the threat of the spread of coronavirus. It is expected the arrival of 10 aircraft, six of which will be sent on Saturday.

Vehicle deliver 87 military physicians, medical equipment, protective equipment and 16 units of various military equipment.

Aviation group established by the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu on behalf of Vladimir Putin. This is due to the official request of Serbia with the Russian Federation. On 2 April, Putin held a telephone conversation with the head of the state of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, which has promised to provide humanitarian assistance for fight against COVID-19.

According to the latest who data, in Serbia the number of people infected with coronavirus, has exceeded 1.1 thousand people, 31 patients died from the disease. About recovered at the moment there is no information.