The Russian Aerospace Forces have finished the deployment of military specialists, medical aid and equipment to assist Serbia in the war on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Military transport aircraft Il-76 of the Russian Aerospace Forces conducted 11 flights from the Chkalovsky airfield (the Moscow region) to the Bataynitsa airfield, 20 km northwest of Belgrade (Republic of Serbia).
87 military personnel of the Russian Ministry of Defense, including military physicians, viral agent defense experts of the Russian Chemical Forces Safety Bureau, special medical equipment, protective equipment and 16 units of military equipment, were delivered.
Russian representatives will hold a meeting will be held with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Defense of Serbia at the base of the military medical academy of the Serbian military department on April 4.
The day before, the first consultations of Russian and Serbian military experts took place at the Batainitsa airfield to identify possible areas of application for Russian aid that arrived in Serbia. Russian forces will operate in areas with the most difficult epidemiological conditions – Belgrade, Chupria, Valjevo, Novi Sad, Nis, Kragujevac, Kikinda.
It is planned to use Russian specialists to disinfect a military camp in the city of Bachka Pola, where COVID-19 cases among Serbian military personnel have been identified.
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