The United Arab Emirates sent an aid plane containing eight metric tons of medical supplies to Chechnya to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The aid will assist approximately 8,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.
The UAE and Chechnya have forged strong ties in recent years in a show of cooperation that is helping both of our countries overcome the COVID-19 crisis.
The UAE leadership is sending a message of support and solidarity to Chechnya and its frontline workers, many of whom have gone on to volunteer to battle the virus in other countries with immense courage and resolve.”
On 1 June, the UAE sent a shipment of medical supplies to the Chechen capital, Grozny, in Russia, to reinforce the fight against COVID-19.
To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 708 metric tons of aid to 62 countries in need, supporting more than 708,000 medical professionals in the process.