The President of France Emmanuel macron in an interview with Russian leader Vladimir Putin expressed support for the Russians in the fight against coronavirus, says the Kremlin.

"For me, this interview is primarily an opportunity to reiterate the full support of France to the Russian people, who have experienced severe consequences of the global pandemic," said macron.

He added that expresses solidarity.

In Russia revealed 620 thousand infections a coronavirus, died 8781 people.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.