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Iran wants to become a regional hub for the production of "Sputnik V"

26.04.2021 97 просмотров

Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said that after the vaccination of the population of the Islamic Republic, the country will begin to provide assistance to others.


Iran is interested in becoming a hub for the production of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in the Middle East region. This was announced by Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali in an interview with the Izvestiya newspaper on Monday.

“Iran is interested in becoming a regional hub for the production of a Russian drug,” the ambassador said. newspaper, expressing hope that the production of "Sputnik V" in Iran will start soon.

Kazem Jalali also specified that after the vaccination of the population of the Islamic Republic, the country will begin to provide assistance to others. “When the vaccine is produced in our country, it will be under the license of the Russian Federation, Moscow, together with Tehran, will jointly decide where to send the vaccine,” he added.

On February 9, free voluntary immunization of the population began in Iran using the Russian drug Sputnik V. At the first stage, it is planned to vaccinate employees of intensive care units and intensive care units. The next step will be to vaccinate the rest of the healthcare workers and people over 65.

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