Egypt sends anti-coronavirus medical aid to South Sudan

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 00:00 |
Medical supplies donated by the Egyptian government to help South Sudan fight COVID-19 arrive at Juba International Airport in Juba, capital of South Sudan, May 19, 2020. (Xinhua/ Gale Julius)

Egypt sent on Tuesday a military plane loaded with medical supplies and medicines to South Sudan to help the African state with its battle against COVID-19, the Egyptian armed forces said in a statement.

"The medical aid was sent under instructions of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to show solidarity with South Sudan in its confrontation of the virus," Tamer al-Refai, spokesperson of the army said in a statement. (Xinhua)

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