NHK reported that Prime Minister Abe held a teleconference with his Peruvian counterpart Vizcarra this morning, saying that the two leaders explained their countries’ domestic measures to combat the coronavirus and agreed on the importance of the international community coming together to deal with the virus. Abe reportedly told the Peruvian president that Japan is considering providing medical equipment and technology to Peru. In addition, Abe reportedly expressed his appreciation for Peru’s cooperation in repatriating Japanese nationals who were stranded in Peru and lauded the positive relations between the two countries. The two leaders reportedly confirmed that measures against the new coronavirus are the top priority and agreed to continue cooperating closely to overcome difficulties.
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Japan considering providing medical assistance to Peru
- May 19, 2020
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