The Russian president has promised to give vaccinations this Tuesday Vladimir Patin This Monday condemned the “bizarre” statements of a senior European official, confirming that Europe does not need it.
Vaccine Russian Anti-Kovid Sputnik Vs. Experts from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are expected
Russia Saturday, April 10 to test the Russian vaccine.
In addition, the 68-year-old Russian president confirmed on Tuesday that he intends to vaccinate, although he had been waiting a long time for an announcement that he had made a promise in this direction last December. However, he did not specify whether Russia would inject with the first developed Sputnik-V, while announcing that the other two were designed.
No discussions for Sputnik-V
The Russian president’s words came as a sharp response to European Commissioner for Internal Trade Thierry Bretton’s argument that Europe “does not need” the Russian vaccine on Sunday evening on the French channel TF1. “Sputnik V is a complementary vaccine, we have 350 million doses,” he said, adding that “the Russians have a terrible time to make it and will need it to help (them).”
“If we have to pay them to build one or two factories, why not do it,” he said. On Monday, commission spokesman Eric Mammer ressed that there were no talks about acquiring Sputnik-V, but “the door is not closed forever.”
Good vaccines from Russia
During a telephone interview with European Council President Charles Michel, Vladimir Putin on Monday condemned the European Union’s “confrontation” with Russia. This is ahead of the 27th Thursday and Friday summit, leading to new sanctions against Moscow over human rights abuses.
Westerners view Russia’s vaccine diplomacy with suspicion, and Sputnik-V seems to be convincing independent experts. In February, the scientific journal The Lancet confirmed its effectiveness.