Azerbaijan to consider purchasing Russia's COVID-19 vaccine after WHO's assessment
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  • 17:53 25 August 2020

Azerbaijan to consider purchasing Russia's COVID-19 vaccine after WHO's assessment

"Azerbaijan is ready to consider the possibility of purchasing a Russian vaccine against coronavirus after the completion of procedures for its recognition by the World Health Organization (WHO)," said Azerbaijani FM Jeyhun Bayramov in an interview with TASS, ONA reports.

"Being interested in purchasing the vaccine, we can consider the proposals of our Russian colleagues for cooperation in this area, as soon as the necessary procedures for the recognition of the Sputnik V vaccine are completed, primarily from the WHO," he said.

J.Bayramov added that Azerbaijan, as a member state of the WHO, adheres to its recommendations and methods of treating coronavirus.

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