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11 February 2021

Coronavirus: EU sends further medical material to neighbouring countries

North Macedonia

The European Union is sending medical supplies, such as gloves, masks and overalls to Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia following their requests for assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.


The procurement, storage and transport costs of the medical equipment under the EU-wide rescEU medical reserve are fully financed by the European Commission. Slovakia and Germany are also providing coronavirus related assistance to Montenegro and Serbia in response to their requests. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 30 countries have received aid in medical or personal protective equipment through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.



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