Uzbekistan sends medical supplies to Belarus to fight COVID-19


TASHKENT, April 12 (Xinhua) — Uzbekistan has sent medical supplies to Belarus, the “Dunyo” Information Agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan said Sunday.

The move, under the order of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, “will support the friendly people of Belarus in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic,” the report said.

The cargo, which will be delivered by an Uzbek Defense Ministry plane, includes medical masks and gloves, protective gear, antiseptics and other medical items, Dunyo said.

Uzbekistan, which reported 796 coronavirus cases as of Sunday morning, has sent similar aid earlier to Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.