Vietnam calls on international community to help Syria cope with COVID-19

Update: 17:44 | 30/07/2020
Vietnam on July 29 called on the international community to support Syria to ensure food security and enhance COVID-19 response capacity.
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Participants at the online meeting discussing the situation in Syria. (Photo: VNA)

Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) briefing on the humanitarian situation in Syria, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, emphasized the importance of guaranteeing humanitarian access across all regions of Syria via maintaining security stability and seriously implementing a ceasefire in northwest Syria as well as responding to the nationwide ceasefire appeal of the UN Secretary-General.

Vietnamese Embassy in Japan collaborated to bring over 340 citizens stranded abroad due to COVID-19

Vietnamese Embassy in Japan collaborated to bring over 340 citizens stranded abroad due to COVID-19

The diplomat welcomed the support of the international community for the Syrian people and called for stronger cooperation between the Syrian government and the UN agencies on this matter.

He underlined the two priority tasks of ensuring food security and strengthening COVID-19 response for Syria.

So far, nearly 700 COVID-19 infections have been recorded in Syria.

Borders under strict control to prevent spread of COVID-19

Borders under strict control to prevent spread of COVID-19

Border guard forces and agencies in cities and provinces are strictly monitoring travel through border gates to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19: Tourism administration urges safety measures for travelers

COVID-19: Tourism administration urges safety measures for travelers

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Vietnamese Embassy in Myanmar coordinated to repatriate nearly 240 citizens stranded due to COVID-19

Vietnamese Embassy in Myanmar coordinated to repatriate nearly 240 citizens stranded due to COVID-19

Close to 240 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from Myanmar by a flight of low-cost carrier Vietjet Air on July 30.

(Source: VNA)