Putin: world economy has been hit because of the epidemic of the coronavirus

“the Whole world economy was under threat because of the epidemic of the coronavirus,” said Vladimir Putin in his televised address to the citizens of Russia.

“We have been able to hold back, but even Russia because of its geographical position cannot dissociate itself from threats”, — said the head of state.

“Next to our borders are the state, fully infected with the epidemic”, — said Putin.

“our Main priority is the life and health of citizens,” the President continued.

the address of Vladimir Putin broadcast the TV channel “Russia 24” and the website Вести.Ru.