KIEV, April 23 (Reuters) – The World’s greatest cargo aircraft introduced greater than 100 tonnes of medical gear to Ukraine from China on Thursday, in what Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy described as the largest cargo cargo by quantity in historical past.
The Ukrainian-designed Antonov-225 Mriya plane is usually used to carry massive and heavy hundreds for trade. On Thursday it introduced 12 million masks, 260,000 protecting glasses and 100,000 robes to assist shield Ukrainian medics treating coronavirus sufferers.
“This can be a file for the amount of cargo, which could be included within the Guinness E book of Information,” Zelenskiy instructed reporters after it landed. Reuters was not capable of confirm this.
Zelenskiy stated a number of extra flights have been deliberate for the close to future.
China has been offering excessive profile help to Japanese European international locations combating the coronavirus as a part of a diplomatic push within the area. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk Modifying by Peter Graff)