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4 March 2021

Large Quantities of Protective Supplies Deployed from EU to Serbia


The EU and its member states continue to support Serbia’s fight against coronavirus. A new batch of supplies from Germany included 43,000 litres of hand disinfectant and 970 litres of surface disinfectant. This German donation comes to Serbia through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for covering the needs of the staff of the Ministry of Interior of Serbia.


Serbia is a full member of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. As such, it has a right to benefit from direct support upon request.  Just last week, Serbia received a donation of 600,000 high-quality masks and 650,000 pairs of gloves through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and its RescEU tool.


The European Union is by far the largest investor, the first trading partner and the largest donor to Serbia. With more than three billion euros in non-refundable aid to Serbia provided over the past two decades, the EU is supporting Serbia to become more prosperous, more sustainable, fairer, safer and more democratic, and thus ready to join the Union.

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Photo credits: EU Delegation Serbia

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