Cambodia assists Vietnam in COVID-19 fight hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) -  The Cambodian Government on July 17 announced it would present gifts to Vietnam to deal with COVID-19 as the pandemic is ravaging Ho Chi Minh City.

The gifts include 1 million masks, 100,000 N95 masks, 100 oxygen generators and 200,000 USD.

The Cambodian national news agency AKP hailed the deed as a symbol of solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the two neighbouring countries, especially amid difficulties caused by the epidemic.

On the occasion, the Cambodian Red Cross Society announced that it will hand over 100,000 USD to the Vietnam Red Cross Society. Meanwhile, the Cambodia – Vietnam Friendship Association will also grant 50,000 USD to help the Vietnamese people fight the pandemic./.