Zakharova said the number evacuated from India Russians

MOSCOW, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti. About 2 million Russians have returned from India to his homeland with the help of the export of the flight, organized on the backdrop of the spread of novel coronavirus infection, Moscow is grateful to Indian side for assistance, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“we are Grateful to the Indian side for assistance in the return of Russians to their homeland amid the spread of a new coronavirus infection. From India has already taken a total of 2 thousands of regrade. Consider the support of new Delhi as the visible confirmation of friendly relations and privileged strategic partnership between our countries”, – said in comments Zakharova, published on the foreign Ministry’s website.

According to the Agency, in Moscow understand that the objective difficulties associated with the evacuation, arise due to the strict restrictive measures on movement between States and within them, which was introduced by the government to fight the pandemic and the relief of its negative consequences.

“we also Express our gratitude to the leadership of India agreed to supply Russia a large consignment of medicines to combat COVID-19, including hydroxychloroquine and paracetamol. We hope to continue constructive cooperation with the Indian side in this area during this difficult time for the world,” – said Zakharov.

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