Russian plane with medical equipment departs for US, says defense ministry

Russian plane with medical equipment departs for US, says defense ministry
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  • calendar-gray 01 April 2020

A Russian plane with medical equipment on board has departed for the United States, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"The Russian plane with medical masks and medical equipment on board has departed for the United States," the ministry said.

A spokesperson for the US Administration told TASS that the US authorities are expecting the Russian plane to arrive on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the possibility of sending medical equipment to the US by Russia was discussed in the telephone talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump on Monday.

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