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Donald trump thanked Russia for providing US with humanitarian aid, reports “World 24”.
Previously, he accepted the offer of Vladimir Putin to send to the States for the aircraft with a vital cargo.
“It was an extremely kind gesture on the part of President Putin. I could say “thank you” or a simple “thank you”. He offered, said that the Russians have high quality medical supplies that they can share, and I said, “take,” – said the American leader.
He recalled that the United States themselves are helping other countries. “This plane can save a lot of lives. Such help I’ll take any day,” – said trump.
Previously, trump said that Russia sent to USA first plane with medical equipment. The American leader said that he also received the China.
the Second Russian plane with medical equipment went to the USA on 1 April. It is known that on Board the plane were personal protective equipment and medical supplies. Initiative on the provision of assistance was manifested on the part of Russia.
the US is the leader in the number of people infected with coronavirus – there died more than 6 thousand people. New York became the epicenter of the spread of the disease across the country.
Donald trump called the good result of death from COVID-19 from 100 to 200 thousand people, stressing that, if not promptly taken by the U.S. government measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, has killed more than two million Americans.
the US President also said he expects the peak of mortality from COVID-19 in the country for two weeks, and recovery States, in his opinion, will start on 1 June.
the who on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to who, the world already infected more than 900 thousand people, more than 45 thousand died. In Russia recorded 3548 cases, cured, 235 people died, 30 people.
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