Havana, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuba´s President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Saturday thanked the Chinese people and government for their solidarity, after a recent donation of 38 ventilators.
Miguel Díaz-Canel tweeted that ‘China donates 38 lung ventilators to Cuba. Our gratitude (…) for its permanent solidarity and faithful friendship.’
On Friday, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Marcelino Medina and the Chinese Ambassador in Cuba Chen Xi signed the certificate of donation delivery.
The ventilators, 30 portable and eight invasive mechanical ones, will help to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, by reinforcing intensive care units (ICUs).
Cuba´s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez considered the donation as a new expression of close friendship and solidarity between both nations.
Meanwhile, Chen Xi reiterated China´s will to continue supporting Cuba in fighting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.