President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky over the phone discussed with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on combating the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada is ready to help Ukraine in the fight against coronavirus. This was announced on March 19 by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau in a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the website of the head of Ukrainian state informs.
“Trudeau emphasized that Canada is ready to provide Ukraine with the necessary medical equipment and drugs. He also promised Vladimir Zelensky assistance in the removal of Canadian citizens from Canada who expressed a desire to return to their homeland,” it was informed.
The conversation between Trudeau and Zelensky was dedicated to the interaction of the two countries in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
“Zelensky expressed sincere support to Justin Trudeau and his family, wishing a speedy recovery from coronavirus to his wife Sophie,” – said in the Office of the President of Ukraine.
An outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic. As of the morning of March 19, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the world reached 218,815Of these, 81 114 managed to recover, 8810 died, according to Johns Hopkins University (Maryland, USA), which tracks the spread of the disease.
March 19th in Ukraine confirmed 20 cases of coronavirus infection, two people died.