Vietnam hands over masks to France and several other European countries

(B2) It was in Hanoi on Tuesday (April 7). Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung solemnly hands over to the ambassadors of five European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) as well as that of European Union, 550.000 antibacterial masks made in Vietnam.

(credit: Vietnamese News Agency)

A " gift from the Vietnamese government and people for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic said the deputy minister. The ambassadors thanked the country for this help, as well as for the " medical services and favorable conditions for foreign citizens in Vietnam, including the treatment of people infected with the coronavirus » indicates thevietnamese news agency.

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Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).