Ukraine receives humanitarian aid from Korea to counter COVID-19
Ukraine has received 20,000 coronavirus tests for humanitarian aid from the Republic of Korea.
This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“On June 3, humanitarian aid from the Republic of Korea was delivered to Ukraine in the form of test kits for COVID-19 to overcome coronavirus infection (total in series of 20,000 tests)”, indicates the report.
It should be noted that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmitry Kuleba, expressed his gratitude to the Korean side for the timely assistance and continued support of our state’s efforts in combating the spread of the disease to coronavirus.
“The Ukrainian side is determined to further strengthen its friendly relations with the Republic of Korea and will do its utmost to mutually develop promising areas of bilateral cooperation,” said Kuleba.
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According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the issue of providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine was discussed during a telephone conversation between the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky and the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae- in April 10. At the request of our State, the government of the Republic of Korea has decided to allocate 300,000 US dollars to Ukraine in the form of kits for tests on COVID-19, an additional 400,000 dollars will pass through the Office of the Nations. United for the coordination of humanitarian affairs.
As of June 3, in Ukraine, 24,823 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 735 fatal, 104,404 patients have recovered. 483 new cases were recorded per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru