Italian Ambassador Davide La Cecilia thanked Ukraine for its assistance in the fight against the coronavirus. The statement was made during a meeting between the Italian diplomat and Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar, the press service of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry reports.
"The Italian ambassador thanked Ukraine for its solidarity with Italy in counteracting the COVID-19 epidemic and the humanitarian aid provided to Italian citizens," the statement said.
La Cecilia noted the humanitarian mission of Ukrainian doctors who were providing assistance to their Italian colleagues for three weeks this April.
As we reported earlier, starting from June 3, Italy's borders will be opened for the countries of the European Union, the Schengen zone, including Switzerland and Monaco.
It is also worth noting that self-isolation after entering the country within 14 days will no longer be mandatory.
All external European borders, that is, with the rest of the world, will remain closed until at least June 15th.