China ready to cooperate with India in coronavirus outbreak: Sent
NEW DELHI: China is ready to cooperate with India in strengthening measures to prevent the spread of the new deadly strain, the Chinese ambassador said on Friday.
China is ready to cooperate with India to respond to the outbreak and work together to prevent and control the epidemic. We also hope that India will continue to provide understanding and support to China's efforts in this regard, he said in an exclusive interview for ANI. .
The ambassador's statement came in response to a question about the evacuation of Indian citizens from China.
He said that China has worked hard to ensure the health and safety of Indian citizens in China.
The ambassador emphasized that, as a responsible country, China has always given top priority to the health and safety of all Chinese and foreign citizens in Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly outbreak of the virus.
He said China has contacted India to keep it informed about the events related to the epidemic and its prevention and control efforts. We have done a great job to ensure the health and safety of Indian citizens in China. We believe that through bilateral cooperation, India's concerns can be adequately addressed, he said.
Referring to a confirmed case of the virus in India, Sun Weidong said: We pay close attention to the report of a confirmed case of pneumonia in India. I would like to express my sympathy to the patient and her family, and I wish her an early recovery.
He also noted that China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, in which he reiterated that the Chinese government has taken the most rigorous control measures.
The State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Jaishankar. Wang reiterated that the Chinese government has taken the most thorough and rigorous prevention and control measures. Many of these measures go well beyond the requirements of the International Health Regulations. We have full confidence and ability to win the battle against the outbreak, he said.
Earlier in the day, Jaishankar thanked Wang for the cooperation extended by the Chinese government for the departure of Indian students and professionals from Wuhan.
I called the State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, today to thank him for the cooperation provided by the Chinese government for the departure of Indian students and professionals from Wuhan. While China addresses the #coronavirus challenge, we agreed to keep in touch. Jaishankar in a tweet. A special Air India flight from the city of Wuhan attacked by the coronavirus landed today in Delhi with 324 Indians.