Xi Jinping appreciates support of UAE, Ethiopia against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping appreciated the help and support of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Ethiopia in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in his phone calls with the leaders of the two countries separately on Tuesday. 

In his call with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Xi said that the UAE government has provided China with medical supplies many times, which expresses the deep friendship between the two sides and shows the high level of comprehensive strategic partnership. 

In his call with the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali, Xi appreciated the fact that Ethiopia has maintained normal contact and exchanges with China in accordance with World Health Organization recommendations.