China has confirmed its readiness to support Libya in its efforts to tackle the coronavirus epidemic, Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Muhammad Al-Qiblawi said.

Al-Qiblawi explained that "Chinese President, Xi Jinping appreciated in a message addressed to the head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, the measures taken by the Government of National Accord to confront the plague.

The Chinese president confirmed to Sarraj that China will provide Libya with the necessary medical supplies to confront the virus, according to Al-Qiblawi.