Cuba pledged Friday to support the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in fighting the deadly coronavirus pandemic. 

Cuba’s Ambassador to Kinshasa Eva Yelina Silva Walker made the offer in a meeting with DRC’s Foreign Minister Marie Therese Tumba Nzeza in the capital.

The offer was made by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez who already sent the offer to his DRC counterpart.

“During the exchanges, Eva Yelina affirmed the availability of her country to intervene in the DRC within the framework of health care during this period of the fight against COVID-19,” according to a statement following the meeting.

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