Chinese President Appreciates support of Ethiopia against COVID-19

ADDIS ABEBA – Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his appreciation to Ethiopia in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in his phone call to Prime Minister of Abiy Amhed on Tuesday, according to Chinese media.

President Xi has made a similar call to the leadership of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the same day.

In his call with the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy, Xi appreciated the fact that Ethiopia has maintained normal contact and exchanges with China in accordance with World Health Organization recommendations, CGTN reported.

In his call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Xi said that the UAE government has provided China with medical supplies many times, which expresses the deep friendship between the two sides and shows the high level of comprehensive strategic partnership.