MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Russia is ready to help China to curb the threat of the novel coronavirus proliferation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a telegram to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping.
"Following a coronavirus infection outbreak in China, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to Chinese President Xi Jinping expressing sincere condolences and support to all whose families have been faced with grief and wishes of the soonest recovery for those sick," as follows from the telegram released by the Kremlin press service on Friday.
"The Russian president expressed readiness to extend necessary assistance to the friendly Chinese people. He reassured that Russian competent agencies are oriented towards the closest cooperation with corresponding structure in China to stop this common threat the soonest possible," the telegram said.
The Russian leader expressed confidence that the measures that are being taken by the Chinese authorities will ultimately help stop the epidemics and minimize losses from it.