Russia considers supplying 1 million vaccine shots to Armenia

Russia has already sent 15,000 doses of the vaccine to the former Soviet republic last month


Reuters May 06, 2021
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem. PHOTO: REUTERS

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Russia was considering supplying 1 million shots of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to Armenia, the RIA new agency reported.

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Russia had already sent 15,000 doses of the vaccine to the former Soviet republic last month, Lavrov was quoted as saying at a meeting with his Armenian counterpart.

Armenia's population is fewer than 3 million people.

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