LONDON

Britain once again thanked Turkey on Wednesday for sending medical equipment for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement, Defense Minister Ben Wallace “expressed gratitude” for Turkey’s delivery last week of 250,000 items of personal protective equipment (PPE), including 50,000 N95 face masks, 100,000 surgical masks, and 100,000 protective suits.

Wallace’s message came following a NATO defense ministers meeting via videoconferencing today to discuss how the alliance would continue to “protect its almost one billion citizens, as it has done for over 70 years, during the COVID-19 crisis.”

Wallace “reaffirmed the U.K.’s support for NATO’s role in

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