Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has confirmed that Hungary will donate 80 ventilators to partner countries of NATO, at the request of the organization’s secretary-general. The biggest donation, 30 ventilators, will be supplied to Bosnia and Herzegovina to help that country’s hospitals in treating coronavirus patients in a serious condition. The minister said the security of the Western Balkans is highly important for Hungary which is why countries in the region can rely on Hungary’s continued help. Minister Szijjártó noted that NATO had set up a fund one and a half years ago to provide assistance to its partner countries in their efforts to fight the pandemic.
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