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Russia, Germany to gift Vietnam over 20 mln Covid vaccine doses

Russia and Germany have promised donations of 20 million and 2.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Vietnam.

The Russian government will provide 20 million doses of Covid vaccine to Vietnam in 2021, Vietnamese National Defense Minister Phan Van Giang said Saturday without specifying which vaccine.

Russia, Germany, gift Vietnam, Covid vaccine doses, comprehensive strategic partnership, diplomatic policy

Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Alexey Yurievich Krivoruchko (L) meets with Vietnamese National Defense Minister Phan Van Giang in Hanoi, September 4, 2021.

He revealed the information at his reception for Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Alexey Yurievich Krivoruchko Saturday morning.

Giang affirmed Vietnam attached great importance to developing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Russia, which is one of the priorities in its diplomatic policy.

Giang hoped Russia would continue to offer vaccine assistance to Vietnam amid the complicated pandemic situation.

The German government Saturday pledged to gift Vietnam 2.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the latter’s Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

Germany earlier announced gifts of 75 ventilators, 15 medical monitors, and 20,000 oxygen meters for Vietnam, its strategic partner since October 2011.

Amid the complex development of the pandemic, the Vietnamese government prioritizes approaching multiple sources of vaccines to bring Covid under control.

To date, Germany has been the biggest vaccine donor among EU member nations to Vietnam.

Earlier, European nations including the U.K., Poland, and the Czech Republic supplied Covid vaccines to Vietnam.

So far, Vietnam has received over 29 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, including around 19.1 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses. The country has vaccinated more than 20 million people with at least one shot, with around three million people having been double-vaccinated.

It aims to secure 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to cover 70 percent of its 96 million population by next year.

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Source: VnExpress

Russia, Germany, gift Vietnam, Covid vaccine doses, comprehensive strategic partnership, diplomatic policy
 
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