The first batch of emergency humanitarian aid to India sent by Russia reached New Delhi. Ambassador of Russia to India Nikolay Kudashev said that the Russian Federation decided to send humanitarian assistance to India in the spirit of the special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries as well as in the context of our anti COVID19 cooperation.
He said, for this purpose, two urgent flights, operated by Russian EMERCOM arrived in New Delhi today. It has brought oxygen concentrators, lung ventilation equipment, bedside monitors, medicines, including Coronavir and other essential pharmaceutical items.
The Ambassador said, this is the only way we can defeat COVID19 by uniting our endeavors and supporting each other in difficult times. Collective efforts and mutual respect should be the most important recipe to respond to any challenge.
Mr Kudashev said, joint fight against COVID19 threat is one of the most important areas of Russia-India cooperation at present. He said, Russia sincerely empathize with the Indian people due to our traditionally warm and friendly relations.