The US Ambassador called and told about cooperation with Russia in the fight against COVID-19

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan called the fight against COVID-19 one of the most important examples of cooperation between Moscow and Washington.

"You have raised a very important question related to pandemic COVID-19 and the cooperation of Russia and the USA in this area that meets our mutual interests. The story is not the first time, but one of the last, most important, I think, the most important for both countries, examples of cooperation in a situation when people are in trouble, they are having serious health problems. And the Russian government has supplied medical equipment in the United States, and the United States, in turn, sent 200 of the ventilator in a famous hospital in Moscow in order to save human lives", - the diplomat said in an interview with RBC.

"This is an example of cooperation between the US and Russia for the common good, for the benefit of mankind in pandemic COVID-19," added Sullivan.

The United States sent Russia to fight the pandemic coronavirus 200 of the ventilator and accessories in the amount of $ 5.6 million. In April Russia sent to the U.S. aircraft with medical supplies and equipment. The state Department on this occasion said that the US and Russia has repeatedly helped each other in the past and no doubt will continue to do so.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 10.5 million cases of infection, over 512 thousand people died.

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