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Mongolia to hand over first batch of 30,000 sheep to China

Christian Fernsby |
Mongolia is planning to give the first batch of its donation of 30,000 sheep to China in September, a senior official from the Mongolian Foreign Ministry said Friday.


Since the coronavirus outbreak in China, representatives of various sectors in Mongolia have expressed solidarity with China in its battle against the virus.

Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga, the first foreign head of state to visit China since the coronavrus outbreak, offered the donation of sheep to China during his one day visit there on Feb. 27.

China has managed to contain the domestic spread of coronavirus and mitigate the impacts of the epidemic, while its neighbor Mongolia has taken various anti coronavirus measures, with no local transmissions or deaths reported so far.

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