Wu Qian: Chinese characters are mutually supporting structures (source: video synthesis)
Wu Qian, a spokesman for the Ministry of national defense, said at a press conference on the joint defense and joint control mechanism of the State Council on the morning of Tuesday that people know pine and cypress when they are in trouble, and that they are sincere when they are in trouble. When China is fighting the epidemic with all its strength, many countries and military forces have provided us with sincere help and support. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to them. Novel coronavirus pneumonia will be launched by Chinas armed forces. The Chinese army will actively carry out international military cooperation and join hands with other armies around the world to fight against the threat of public safety including the new crown pneumonia epidemic. We firmly believe that with the joint efforts of the international community, we will be able to overcome the epidemic and usher in a brighter spring. This spring belongs to China and the world.
Wu Qian said that at present, dozens of governments and people have extended a helping hand to China. Leaders of more than 170 countries and heads of more than 40 international and regional organizations have expressed condolences and support to China by means of telephone and letter statements. At the military level, as of February 29, defense departments and military leaders of Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, East Timor, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Singapore, Indonesia, Iran, Tanzania, Serbia, the United States, New Zealand and other countries sent condolences to the Chinese military team. Novel coronavirus pneumonia is strongly supported by the leaders or senior officials of Pakistan, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Jordan, who expressed condolences through our embassies abroad. Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore, Mongolia, Trinidad and Tobago and other countries ministries of defense and military contributed to China. Pakistan, Belarus, Turkey and other countries sent military aircraft to transport aid materials to China, and delivered a large number of medical protective clothing, masks, goggles and other medical protective articles. There are also some military officers of foreign embassies in China and foreign military students in China, who pray and cheer for China through video recording, sending letters of sympathy and other forms. These support and help, let us feel the warmth of spring in this cold winter.
Novel coronavirus pneumonia is diagnosed by nearly 26 soldiers in South Korea.
The forenoon novel coronavirus pneumonia case increased to 26 cases, as of 10 a.m. local time 28, with 15 cases of the army, 1 cases of the Navy, 9 cases of the air force and 1 cases of the Marine Corps, the Ministry of Defense said on 28 July.