The first shipment of humanitarian aid has arrived on Monday from the United States Government for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina facing this emergency situation of coronavirus pandemic, Fena news agency reports.
A US military aircraft landed at the Sarajevo Airport and delivered hospital and ambulance equipment, sanitary supplies, food and water.
The US Army handed over these supplies to members of the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who will deploy them throughout BiH.
“As a NATO partner and longtime friend of BiH, the United States and the American people have responded to this situation with the strong and sustained support that we have been providing to BiH citizens for over 25 years.
In global terms, the US Secretary of State has pledged USD 100 million to help international efforts, as well as USD 1.25 billion to be earmarked by the State Department and USAID to combat the pandemic internationally,” published the US Embassy today on social media.