(QHA) -

The Government of Japan is to provide JPY 1 billion for the purchase of medical equipment for hospitals in Ukraine, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has said.

"I met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan. A great gesture from the real friends – JPY 1 billion for medical equipment for Ukrainian hospitals from the government of Japan", the minister wrote on Twitter on Monday.

Klimkin is on a visit to Japan through March 1-3.