China News Service, Beijing, October 22 (Reporter Zhang Weiran) In response to Mongolia’s first batch of donated live sheep entering China through the Erlianhot port, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian quoted the Mongolian proverb at a regular press conference on the 22nd: "Send a camel when you are successful." , It’s better to send a needle when you are down."
He emphasized that Mongolia's donation of 30,000 sheep to China highlights the profound friendship between China and Mongolia and the two peoples.
A reporter asked a question. According to reports, today, Mongolia’s first batch of donated live sheep entered China through the Erlianhot port, where they were quarantined, quarantined and processed before being transported to Hubei.
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Zhao Lijian said that after the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, the people of China and Mongolia worked together to fight the epidemic.
Mongolian President Battulga made a special visit to China in late February to express his firm support for China's fight against the epidemic and donated 30,000 sheep on behalf of the Mongolian people.
After more than half a year of careful preparations, 30,000 sheep donated by Mongolia to support China's fight against the new crown pneumonia epidemic have officially begun to be transferred to China.
At present, all the 30,000 sheep donated by Mongolia to China have entered the Zamyn-Uud immunization zone in Mongolia for isolation.
According to Zhao Lijian, today, the first batch of 4,000 Mongolian donated sheep entered China through the Erlianhot port. Under the premise of ensuring the safety of epidemic prevention, the two sides held a handover ceremony at the Erlianhot-Zamiin Ude port.
According to the plan agreed by China and Mongolia, 30,000 sheep will arrive in China in batches before mid-November, and be processed in Erenhot and shipped to Hubei Province, so as to pass on the wishes of the Mongolian government and people to make a great contribution in fighting the epidemic. People of Hubei.
"The Mongolian proverb says, "Send a camel when you have aspirations, it is better to send a needle when you are down." Zhao Lijian said that Mongolia's donation of 30,000 sheep to China reflects Mongolia's firm support for the Chinese government and people in fighting the epidemic, and vividly explains human The concept of a community of destiny highlights the profound friendship between China and Mongolia and the two peoples.