AMLO asked Trump to sell him 10,000 ventilators; expect answer this afternoon
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that he had a phone call with his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, where he asked for his support in order to sell ventilators and monitors to Mexico in order to face the coronavirus pandemic in the best possible way.
"I took advantage of the conversation with President Trump, we have good relations, to ask him on behalf of the people of Mexico to help us by selling us 10,000 ventilators and 10,000 monitors," he said.
I told him that we know of the difficult situation they are going through, the lack of ventilators in general, of monitors, but I also expressed to him that they have more possibilities, they have more plants, they have more technological development and they have more economic resources ” he added.
López Obrador explained that Trump told him that he is going to consult with those in charge of supplying these teams and that this Friday afternoon he will give him an answer on this particular issue.
I want to thank him regardless of the result for listening to us, for giving us time and for being kind enough to speak personally to inform us about the request we have made to him, ”he said.
AMLO will speak with the President of China
Likewise, AMLO revealed that he will have a conference call with the president of China, Xi Jinping.
The issue is to thank you because they are supplying us with the medical equipment that we require and also to see the possibility that we can acquire more equipment and not have a problem of supply, lack of beds, ventilators, monitors, to be prepared for the possibility that the contagion is triggered and that we have a way to attend, to hospitalize the sick to intensive care for all, and that we save lives ”.
Google translation from UnoTV.