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China is ready to help South Africa fight spread of COVID-19

By Wang Lei (People's Daily Online)    17:25, March 18, 2020

Johannesburg, March 17 (People’s Daily Online) -- The Embassy of China in Pretoria said the country stood ready to help South Africa within its capacity during this current state of disaster declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

In the statement, the embassy said it is China’s responsibility and commitment to protect the lives and health of the people of China and all peoples around the world.

The embassy said that China's prevention and control measures had been proven to be effective. It extended a helping hand to the countries in need by sharing success experience revolving around containment of COVID-19 through treatment, sending medical teams and supplies to most countries such as Italy and Iran.

China and Africa are good brothers, friends and partners. China is ready to provide assistance within its best capacity to help Africa and other friendly countries, and strengthen joint prevention and control cooperation through the Africa CDC. Moreover, it is ready to use bilateral channels to contain and defeat the COVID-19 at the earliest date possible.

China said that it is already clear that no country can fight the pandemic alone and was calling for solidarity and unity among countries.

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