Japan plans to transfer $ 1.4 million worth of medical equipment to Ukrainian military hospitals
By the end of 2020, Japan plans to transfer another batch of medical equipment to hospitals in the cities of Kharkov, Lviv and Irpen for $ 1.4 million.
This was stated by Japanese Ambassador to Ukraine Takashi Kurai during a meeting with Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran, reports the press service of the defense department.
“The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan assured that the people and the government of Japan continue to support the armed forces of Ukraine, in particular, by providing logistical assistance: both high-tech medical equipment for the needs Ukrainian military medical institutions and modern drugs to fight the coronavirus. and timely and quality preparation for its second possible wave. Thus, through the United Nations office in Ukraine, by the end of 2020, it is planned to deliver another batch of medical equipment to hospitals in the cities of Kharkov, Lviv and Irpen for an amount of 1.4 million dollars and provide appropriate professional training to medical staff, ” the statement said.
Taran, in turn, pointed out that, with the supply of this equipment, assistance to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of Japan in the medical industry could reach $ 4 million.
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“This is an important contribution to ensuring the defense capacity of Ukraine by preserving the life and health of Ukrainian troops. The Ministry of Defense greatly appreciates such a decision by the Japanese government, “said the minister.
The Japanese Ambassador also assured unconditional support for Ukraine’s strategic orientation towards European and Euro-Atlantic integration and confirmed the principled position of his State regarding the condemnation of the Russian aggression in the is from Ukraine and the non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea.
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According to the materials: ukrinform.ru