French President Emmanuel Macron spoke about Russian and Chinese aid to Italy, which suffered from the pandemic of the coronavirus, and called for “not to get drunk” from this, as well as to remember the help that France and Germany provided to the country. The words of a politician cited by France 24.
“There is a lot of talk about Chinese or Russian aid, but why not say that France and Germany delivered two million masks and tens of thousands of bathrobes to Italy? Asked Macron. “This is not enough, but this is only the beginning, and we should not get drunk on what our international partners and competitors say.” He added that Europe is proud and strong, and should feel that way.
March 27, Macron called the coronavirus pandemic a threat to the existence of the European Union. According to Macron, the pandemic threatens such fundamental principles of the Schengen agreement as to the lack of borders. “We face the risk of Schengen death,” said the French leader
According to the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University project, in the world more than 685 thousand people were infected with coronavirus, 145.6 thousand recovered, more than 32 thousand died. Most cases in the USA (125 thousand people), Italy (92 thousand), China (82 thousand), Spain (almost 79 thousand) and Germany (58 thousand).
At the end of March in Italy, mortality declined. Now in the country most affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Russian doctors work. More than 100 specialists in the field of virology and epidemiology, as well as eight medical and nursing teams, arrived in the city of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy at the end of March.