China’s Premier Li asks EU to facilitate urgent procurement of medical supplies

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who heads a leading group on the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus outbreak, visits the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Beijing, China January 30, 2020. cnsphoto via southafricnews

BEIJING (southafricnews) – China’s Premier Li Keqiang has asked the European Union to facilitate China’s urgent procurement of medical supplies from member countries, the Chinese government said on Saturday, amid the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 250 people and infected over 10,000.

Reporting by Se Young Lee and Judy Hua; Editing by Lincoln Feast.

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