UAE sends medical aid to Grozny

The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying eight metric tonnes of medical supplies to Grozny, Russia.

The aid will help about 8,000 healthcare professionals there as they work to contain the spread of COVID-19.

About 683 metric tonnes of medical aid have been sent by the UAE to 59 countries, helping nearly 700,000 health workers.

Commenting on the aid delivery, Maadhad Hareb Jaber Alkhayeli, UAE Ambassador to Russia, remarked, "The UAE stands by Russia in its campaign to overcome the COVID-19 crisis through international cooperation and assistance. Today’s delivery of aid represents the strong ties between our two nations, which have exerted all efforts to prioritize the health and wellbeing of our communities at every turn."

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