A Ukrainian humanitarian aid plane for Italy, which suffers from the coronavirus epidemic, has arrived at its destination.
This was announced to Ukrinform by the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Italian Republic Yevhen Perelygin.
“Meet. We continue to help, “said the diplomat.
He said the Ukrainian National Guard plane An-72, which had brought 5,000 liters of disinfectant liquid, had landed at the Italian military airport in Pratika di Mare. It is the second Ukrainian team in the last three days.
The Ukrainian litak with humanitarian aid even landed in Italy. The fifth tone sanitayzerіv szhogodnі will be vikoristovuvati medical practices.
Virimo, scho zovsim soon a virus, a trima handcuffed all over the planet, to walk on it. And let the gurtuєmyos and the only one to help! pic.twitter.com/4kclSwi2U1
– MVS of Ukraine (@MVS_UA) April 8, 2020
In taking the plane, representatives of the Italian Emergency Service and the military command particularly noted the contribution of the Ukrainian State to jointly fight against the coronavirus.
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Italian Ambassador to Ukraine David La Cecilia, who escorted the plane to Zhuliany Airport, wrote in Facebook: “At the airport, I was on a humanitarian flight from Kiev to deliver the disinfectant that Ukraine presented to overcome the emergency in Italy. This is another sign of solidarity between our two countries. Thank you , Ukraine! “
As indicated, last Saturday in Italy arrived 20 Ukrainian doctors, who started a humanitarian mission in the province of Marche.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of coronavirus patients in Italy reaches 135,586, 17,127 people have already died.
A total of 1,431,951 cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide, in particular 82,085 fatalities, 302,209 people recovered.
Photo: Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru