Will the Czechs be the next to look to Russia and

2022-04-05
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Will the Czechs be the next to look to Russia and China for vaccinesThe coming days.? - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

The Czech Republic looks likely to be the latest European Union country to break with the bloc’s centralised scheme of vaccine distribution and take deliveries of COVID-19 inoculations from Russia and Chinawhich had remained largely open but did not have COVID-19 spreading in their population i.

Czech President Milos Zeman, who has long campaigned for a pro-Russia and pro-China foreign policy, said he had written to Russian President Vladimir Putin to ask for a batch of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.

He estimated the vaccines might be ready for delivery to the Czech Republic “within days”.

On Wednesday, Jiri Ovcacek, a spokesman for ZemanarticleRelatedInlineSecondary, confirmed to the media the president had also written to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to request delivery of Sinopharm vaccines, at the request of Prime Minister Andrej Babis.

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