Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping has expressed gratitude to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev for his letter of condolences over the deadly coronavirus outbreak, as well as for the high appreciation of various measures taken by the Chinese government to combat this epidemic.

“The Chinese people are currently struggling to deal with this epidemic. The Chinese side is confident and able to defeat this disease. We are ready to work together with the international community to make a new contribution to global public health,” Xi Jinping said in his letter.

The Chinese leader wished President Aliyev good health and prosperity, the people of Azerbaijan peace and progress.