US first lady Melania Trump on Thursday spoke with the daughter of the President of Italy, Laura Mattarella. Mrs. Trump offered her deepest condolences on the death of numerous Italian citizens due to the coronavirus. Melania Trump expressed hope that the positive trend in the number of cases of infection in Italy will continue and stressed that the United States supports Italy, including by providing $ 100 million in aid in the hope that the pandemic will be overcome soon.
On Wednesday evening, Melania Trump spoke with the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Akie Abe, expressing condolences over the death of Japanese citizens due to coronavirus. Mrs. Trump stressed that she highly values the close cooperation between the US and Japan in the fight against the pandemic. The first lady of the United States expressed hope that the spirit of unity will help both countries through this difficult period. Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Abe agreed to stay in touch while their countries continue to fight the coronavirus.