UAE sends aid plane to Mexico in fight against COVID-19

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The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying 10 metric tonnes of medical supplies and testing kits to Mexico.

This aid will assist approximately 10,000 medical professionals as they work to curb the spread of COVID-19.

"Bilateral relations between the UAE and Mexico have developed significantly in recent years with the support and patronage of the leaderships of both countries, who are keen to develop mutual cooperation in many areas for the benefit of their people," said Ahmed Hatem Al Menhali, UAE Ambassador to Mexico.

"The dispatch of the medical aid plane to Mexico today confirms that the UAE stands by the Mexican people, and supports all medical personnel and provides them with medical tools and supplies in their efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic."

To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 1,079 metric tonnes of aid to 72 countries, supporting more than 1 million medical professionals in the process.

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