“Germany is ready for talks on the conclusion of the bilateral agreement for the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine,” Reuters source said.
According to him, 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.
German Health Minister Jens Spahh stated during the meeting that Germany will hold talks on the agreement on the vaccine in the bilateral order.
Before the conclusion of the preliminary agreement, Germany intends to specify volumes and terms of the supply of the Sputnik V vaccine.
The minister also underlined that Germany counts on the registration of the vaccine in the EU anyway and Russia should provide to the EMA all data necessary for the approval.
As we reported, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) signed the agreement with Swiss Biopharmaceutical Adienne Company on the production of Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 in Italy.
Currently, Sputnik V vaccine is registered in Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Bolivia, Serbia, Algeria, Palestine, Venezuela, Paraguay, Turkmenistan, Hungary, the UAE, Iran, Guinea, Tunisia, Armenia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ghana, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Mongolia, Bahrain, Montenegro, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Gabon and San Marino.