Daily Archives: May 1, 2020
From Egypt and Turkey: Generous Medical Supplies For the United States
Earlier this morning, Ambassador Satterfield and Defense Attache Major General Reed were honored to join our friends from @MFATurkey & @tcsavunma to see off 🇹🇷's generous second donation of medical supplies bound for the U.S. The shipment will land at @Andrews_JBA on May 1. pic.twitter.com/Q2LrIH6K99
— U.S. Embassy Turkey #EvdeKal #StayHome (@USEmbassyTurkey) April 30, 2020
Ambassador P. Reeker, Acting Assistant Sec. of European and Eurasian Affairs, US State Department; Brig. Gen. M. Isler, Director of Regional Affairs, US Air Force; Ambassador S. Kilic, the Turkish Ambassador in Washington and Def. Attaché Brig. Gen. K.Kottaş welcomed the aircraft pic.twitter.com/AC21tJaChA
— T.C. Millî Savunma Bakanlığı (@tcsavunma) April 28, 2020
بالنيابة عن الشعب الأمريكي والحكومة الأمريكية والسفارة الأمريكية بالقاهرة، السفير الأمريكي جوناثان كوهين يتقدم بالشكر للحكومة المصرية والشعب المصري على إسهامكم الكريم بالإمدادات الطبية التي ستساعدنا في مواجهة أزمة جائحة COVID-19.
— US Embassy Cairo (@USEmbassyCairo) April 21, 2020
Also medical supplies from South Korea reportedly purchased by FEMA, and medical supplies from Russia initially purported to be aid but the State Department insisted this was a commercial transaction. (see Putin Sends Medical Supplies in “Largest Cargo Aircraft” to “World’s Largest Humanitarian Provider” – Wait, Wat?
#COVID19 test kits were just loaded at Incheon airport & are bound for the U.S. The #USROKAlliance is ironclad and we're grateful to @mofa_kr for helping make this purchase by @fema possible. #WeAreInThisTogether pic.twitter.com/1DRqHd4kJB
— Harry Harris (@USAmbROK) April 14, 2020
"Its a very nice offer and we're accepting it…I'll take it" . The president of a shipment of medical supplies from Russia
— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO) April 2, 2020
Russian Foreign Ministry shares a video of a cargo plane loaded with medical supplies bound for the United States, along with hashtag “Russia helps.” Expect Putin and loyal state media to talk about this propaganda victory and Russia’s growing int’l role for a long time to come. https://t.co/ywsoO6Tl6M
— Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) April 1, 2020
Remarkable internal State Department email: An office that coordinates US foreign aid now directing American embassies to urgently ask other countries for help securing medical supplies for the US. https://t.co/Iz2usjntrW
— Robbie Gramer (@RobbieGramer) March 24, 2020
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