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Sputnik V to arrive in Iran next week

02.02.2021 108 просмотров

The first batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine will arrive in Iran next week.


The first batch of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V will arrive in Iran next week. Mohammad Hasan Zibaksh, the official representative of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization, announced this on Tuesday.

quotes Zibaksha agency Fars. “The arrival (of the vaccine shipment) originally scheduled for February 4 has been cancelled, and Mahan Air will deliver the shipment next week.”

Three Iranian airlines have been tasked with importing the Russian vaccine, he said, but he did not name the other two.

On January 30, Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali announced that Moscow and Tehran had signed an agreement for the purchase and joint production of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine. It was assumed that the first batch of the vaccine would arrive in Iran by February 7.

Earlier, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Iranian authorities had approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.

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