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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Hungary donates medical equipment to North Macedonia

The Hungarian government has donated 100,000 face masks and 5,000 pieces of protective clothing to North Macedonia to help that country fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic.

The Hungarian government has donated 100,000 face masks and 5,000 pieces of protective clothing to North Macedonia to help that country fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said that Hungary has purchased a production line from China to make masks, adding that mass production would start soon.

Assistance to the western Balkans region is crucial because “if they weaken they cannot effectively withstand the pressure of migration,”Minister Szijjártó said.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email koronavirus@bm.gov.hu