Thu, 09 Jul 2020

A Chinese medical expert is welcomed by locals upon her arrival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, April 16, 2020. (Xinhua)

BEIJING, June 7 (Xinhua) -- China will offer more assistance to African countries in the fight against COVID-19, and continue to do all in its power to offer support, said a white paper released Sunday by China's State Council Information Office.

The assistance includes sending the most urgent medical supplies, conducting cooperation on medical technologies, and dispatching more medical expert teams and task forces, said the white paper "Fighting COVID-19: China in Action."

China has already sent medical supplies to over 50 African countries and the African Union, and dispatched seven medical expert teams to the continent, according to the white paper. ■

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