Italy supports the investigation of the causes of the pandemic COVID-19

Italy supports the idea of holding an investigation into the causes of the pandemic coronavirus and hopes that Italian scientists will take part in it, said the Ambassador of the Republic in Moscow Pasquale Terracciano.

"We expressed support for this initiative, we support and we hope that scientists and experts from Italy will also take part in this investigation," said Terracciano during the online briefing, organized by MIA "Russia today" in response to the question of how Italy relates to the initiative to investigate the causes of the pandemic coronavirus.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 5.9 million cases, more than 367 thousand people.

At the end of April the Minister of internal Affairs of Australia, Peter Dutton called on the Chinese authorities to provide information about the origin of the novel coronavirus, noting that the debt of China to answer questions and provide information so that people clearly understand what exactly happened. The Australian foreign Minister Maris Payne also stated the need for a global investigation of the reasons for the outbreak of a pandemic. The initiative of Australia supported the high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Josep Borrell, stating that the priority in determining the origin, coronavirus should be scientific research to prevent such crises in the future.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.