On May 21, EU representative in Ukraine Matti Maasikas and ambassadors of five EU member countries sent a batch of protective medical equipment to Ukraine to help it combat the spread of Covid-19. The press office of Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported that on early May 22. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported that on May 22.
The delegation consisted of Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, already mentioned EU representative in Ukraine Matti Maasikas, German Ambassador Anka Feldhausen, Estonian ambassador Kaim Kuusk, Ambassador of Poland Bartosz Czihocki, and First Secretary of the Swedish Embassy Louise Morsing.
The equipment will reach medical workers in 936 united territorial communities all over the country. The list of goods included protective eyewear, masks, gloves, contact-free termometers, respirators and sanitizers.
The assistance was rendered within U-LEAD with Europe, the program of support of decentralization in Ukraine. It involves five EU member countries and Caritas Ukraine.