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Vietnam plans to purchase 40 million doses of Russian Sputnik V vaccine

12.07.2021 116 просмотров

Vietnam will negotiate with the Russian Federation on the purchase of 40 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine.


Vietnam will negotiate with the Russian Federation on the purchase of 40 million doses of the Sputnik V vaccine. The corresponding decision was approved on Monday by the Prime Minister of the Republic Pham Minh Chin, the portal of official government information reported.

According to the proposal of the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, approved by the head of government, the local company Ti) will negotiate with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on the commercial supply of the Sputnik V vaccine in the amount of 40 million doses. The purchase will be carried out at the expense of the Vietnamese company's personal funds.

According to the Ministry of Health, the Vietnamese side had already reached an agreement with RDIF on the supply of 20 million doses of vaccine to the republic in 2021, according to the Ministry of Health. Vietnam is also discussing with the Russian Federation the possibility of creating on its territory a plant for the production of Sputnik V with a capacity of up to 100 million doses of vaccine per year.

This year, Vietnam intends to receive a total of 105 million doses of foreign-made vaccines. Arrangements on commercial deliveries have been reached with the manufacturers of Sputnik V, the British-Swedish vaccine AstraZeneca, as well as American Pfizer and Moderna.

The COVID-19 vaccination campaign has been ongoing here since March and has so far covered just over 4 million of Vietnam's 96 million people.

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