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Greek C-130 aircraft to carry medical supplies from China to Cyprus

The military transport aircraft will travel to China to load the essential medical gear the island needs in its Covid-19 battle

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A Greek C-130 aircraft that will be flying to China on March 29 to load a portion of the medical supplies that the country is providing in order to assist Cyprus’ battle against Covid-19.

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According to the Cyprus News Agency, a portion of the medical supplies that were requested from China by the Cyprus Health Ministry will be loaded on the aircraft that will carry the gear to Greece, before they are transferred over to the island.

Last Thursday, the Ambassador of China in Nicosia, Huang Xingyuan, announced on Twitter that the first batch of medical supplies that are to be shipped to Cyprus from China, including 10,000 FFP2 masks, were dispatched.

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