Friendship association supports Ukraine’s COVID-19 battle hinh anh 1Disinfecting a bus in Kiev, Ukraine (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Ukraine Friendship Association on May 26 presented 5,000 antibacterial face masks and 332 million VND (14,250 USD) to help the Ukrainian Government and people fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Handing over the gifts to the Ukrainian Embassy in Vietnam, the association’s President Dang Van Chien said that these gifts were donated by Vietnamese people who used to live in Ukraine which they consider as their second hometown.

Thanking the association, Chargé d'Affaires at the Ukrainian Embassy Nataliya Zhykina said that the gifts are a great encouragement for the Ukrainian people, thus showing the two peoples’ friendship and solidarity.

She spoke highly of Vietnam’s disease prevention, adding that the country’s experience should be learnt by others./.