Donation from 11 countries to fight coronavirus arrives in China

Source: Xinhua| 2020-02-03 19:25:03|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Epidemic prevention and control supplies donated by 11 countries as well as the United Nations Children's Fund had arrived in China by Sunday noon, a spokesperson said Monday.

Those countries are the Republic of Korea, Japan, Britain, France, Turkey, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Iran, Belarus and Indonesia, foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a press briefing online.

She said people from all walks of life in many countries have also offered support since the novel coronavirus outbreak.

"A friend in need is a friend indeed. I'd like to thank them all," Hua said, adding that medical masks, protective suits and safety goggles are in urgent need at present.