The German government and Russian Fund of Direct Investments commenced negotiations on the supplies of Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Germany. Press office of the manufacturing company reported that on April 8.
Earlier, authorities of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern land claimed it intended to purchase the Russian vaccine against coronavirus.
Some 3,000,000 people got infected with Covid-19 in Germany. The official number of fatlities makes 77,857.
The European Commission does not want to conclude a preliminary agreement on the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine; but Germany is ready for the bilateral agreement.
“Germany is ready for talks on the conclusion of the bilateral agreement for the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine,” a Reuters source said.
According to the interlocutor, on Wednesday, during the meeting of the EU Health Ministers in the European Commission, it was stated that the commission does not want to conclude a preliminary agreement on the purchase of the Russian vaccine.