Zakharov told how the Italians refer to the Russian military

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the Italians welcomed the military experts who have arrived into their country of Russia to support in the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection. About it reports “Evening Moscow” referring to official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

She cited the words of the head of the research center of biological protection of special forces Colonel Igor Bogomolov. He previously said that the operations to assist are standard, and the people of Italy are so happy to see the Russian military that “it doesn’t feel like you are in another country.”

From 22 to 25 March arrive in Italy 15 Russian planes with military virologists, and medical aid from Russia.

the Russian defense Ministry said that all was sent to about 100 experts in the field of epidemiology.

on March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin in conversation with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte confirmed the readiness to render necessary assistance. The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is ready to help Italy without any response.

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