Russian military experts have arrived in Bergamo, where an Italian-Russian crisis-fighting cabinet for the fight against the coronavirus will be located, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.
"A convoy of special equipment with specialists from the Russian Ministry of Defense arrived at the Orio al Serio aerodrome in Bergamo, where the joint Italian-Russian crisis office for fighting the coronavirus will be located," says inform you.
Among the equipment transported by train to Bergamo is a mobile analysis and diagnosis complex, high-capacity mobile disinfection equipment, special devices to help patients in serious condition infected with coronavirus.
The Russian military moved from the Italian air base at Pratica di Mare, located 30 kilometers southwest of Rome. The convoy, which traveled 600 kilometers, included 22 Russian specialized vehicles, buses with military specialists, escorts and technical support vehicles provided by the Italians.
After the tasks have been specified, Russian experts will begin to take steps to help fight the coronavirus.
Sputnik / Russian Ministry of Defense
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