|Premier Li Keqiang Talks by Phone with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz|
Premier Li Keqiang took a phone call from Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on the evening of March 27.
Premier Li said that the Austrian government and people provided valuable support and help when the Chinese people were in a tough time fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. The virus is now spreading rapidly in Austria. China firmly supports Austria's response efforts and is ready help to the best of its ability, including continuing to facilitate the purchase and transportation of medical supplies from China. He expressed his hope that Austria will ensure the safety and provide for the essential needs of Chinese citizens in Austria, including students.
Chancellor Kurz commended China for its impressive progress in combating the outbreak. Austria and China are good friends. Given the challenging situation in Austria, the country still needed to purchase medical supplies and equipment, and he hoped that China would provide further assistance in this regard.