Turkey, Russia mull joint production of Sputnik V vaccine

16:26, 29 December 2020
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has spoken about the cooperation between Turkey and Russia on the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.

According to him, during the ministerial council meeting, which took place on December 28, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said the relevant work 'is going on.'

The work includes the one-way delivery of the vaccine and the joint production of this drug, so everything progresses positively, Cavusoglu noted during a press conference following talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

The Turkish minister also said that Russia and Turkey maintain close cooperation on various issues during the pandemic. He recalled that the countries signed an agreement on the joint work on the vaccine, RIA Novosti reports. reported earlier that restrictions imposed by the authorities on all arrivals in the country from abroad had come into force in Turkey.