Vietnam donates masks to US for COVID-19 combat

VOV.VN - US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink on April 16 received a donation of 200,000 cloth masks from the Government and people of Vietnam, according to the US Embassy in Hanoi.

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At the hand-over ceremony (Photo: courtesy of the US Embassy in Hanoi)
The US diplomat also accepted a donation of 50,000 masks from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

A hand-over ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 16, with the participation of Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink alongside other representatives from both sides.

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In his remarks, Daniel Kritenbrink extended his thanks to the Vietnamese government for the donation, saying that these masks will be used where they are most needed in the United States to fight the COVID-19 epidemic.

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