the US will give Russia a gift of 200 ventilators in response to a request to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus, reports “RIA Novosti”, citing a senior representative of the American administration.

“In response to the request of the President (Vladimir) Putin about the help the President (Donald) trump has offered to donate and send 200 of the ventilator to the Russian people. This upload is a quick implementation of this proposal,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

on 7 may, the President of the United States Donald trump said that Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted his offer of sending to Russia of the ventilator, Reuters reported.

Previously, press service the Kremlin announced that Putin had a phone conversation with trump, during which the parties discussed, in particular, increased coordination in the fight against coronavirus. In press service the Kremlin also added that during the conversation, trump has offered to send to Russia a batch of medical equipment.

In early April, the aircraft of Russian air force with medical supplies and equipment to assist US in combating the spread of coronavirus landed in new York. trump called the transfer of Russian medical equipment “the kind gesture of Putin.” The state Department noted that Washington learned from Moscow’s medical equipment, which previously was taken to the airport new York plane videoconferencing.

Later, the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) said that the Fund paid half the cost of a shipment of medical equipment for hospitals and laboratories new York.