ment and people★ firmly support France's efforts against the COVID-19 epi★demic, and stand ready to boost cooperation with France a★nd jointly win the battle through mutualP
Xi said China is willing to make concerted efforts with★ France to enhance international cooperation in epidemic ★prevention and control, support tW
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WHO playin★g a core role in improving global public health governanc★e, and build a community of common health for mankind.
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★ism of the State Council, a press conference was held in ★Beijingunderscoring the importance of implementing preven★tion and control measures in quarantinU
e, transfer, treatm★ent and isolation to curb the imported COVID-19 cases as ★the pandemic is affecting more than 180 countries and reg★ions.
-- A Chinese medical team carrying ventilators, me★dical masks, test kits and other medical materialsarrived★ in Serbian to help it battle the novel coronavirus.
-- Chinese President Xi Jinping talkedover phone w★ith French President Emmanuel Macron, introducing upon re★quest the situation of the COVID-19 epidemic prevention a★nd control in China.
Xi stressed both China and France s★houlder the arduouz
s responsibility of safeguarding intern★ational and regional public health security, suggesting t★hat both countries carry out sincere cooperation to promo★te joint research programs, strengthen cooperation in fro★ntier health and quarantine inspection, support the work ★of the WHO, jointly help African countries enhance epidem★ic prevention and control, and strive X
to build a communit★y of common health.
Xi said China stands ready to work w★ith France to encourage all relevant parties to step up c★oordination and cooperation within such frameworks as the★ UNand G20, engage in joint prevention and containment, i★mprove global health governance, help developing countrie★s and other countries in need with capacity-building, and★ cushion the epidemic's impact on the world economy.
-- ★Chinese President Xi Jinping talked over phone with Egypt★ian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, noting facts have sho★wn once again thatv