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Friendship Masks for Carinthia
June 9, 2020


Ambassador Traina visited Klagenfurt yesterday and presented Governor Peter Kaiser with 12,000 face masks, part of the 500,000 masks donated by the United States to Austria as a token of friendship between the two countries.

In an interview with ORF Carinthia, the Ambassador stated that Austria and Carinthia “have done an excellent job in managing this [COVID 19] crisis.”

When asked about the current demonstrations against racism and police violence, Ambassador Traina emphasized:

 “The U.S. and all countries must continue to be extremely vigilant about racism. We must be self-analytical, and we must all think how can we do better.”