Taiwan this week announced it will donate two million more masks to the United States, continuing its humanitarian support for its allies during the coronavirus pandemic.
In total, Taiwan is donating ten million masks to the U.S., the European Union member states and other European nations, and diplomatic allies.
“Undertaken in the spirit of ‘Taiwan can help!’ and accompanied by a call for greater international cooperation, this constitutes Taiwan’s first large-scale humanitarian assistance initiative in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak,” a statement from Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Taiwan’s two million mask donation is in addition to the 100,000 masks per week provided to the U.S.
Taiwan is also donating seven million masks to the EU and member states Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom and Switzerland.