AMLO: Mexico will maintain a contract to supply the Russian Sputnik V vaccine

The government of Mexico will maintain the supply contract Russian vaccine against Covid-19, Sputnik V, said Monday the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorreiterating his rejection of sanctions against the Eurasian nation in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

During the coronavirus pandemic, the country signed agreements to receive doses from the British pharmaceutical company AstraZenecathe American Pfizerthe Chinese CanSino and Sinovacamong others, in addition to the Russian.

“If the agreement that had already been made, had the commitment to acquire vaccines in a certain quantity, it is maintained, all the commitments have to be fulfilled and we are not going to participate in sanctions on anyone,” said AMLO, consulted about the purchase. from Sputnik V.

Although it was the first country in Latin America to start vaccinating its population against Covid-19Mexico today occupies the last places in the table in terms of coverage in the region: it has fully vaccinated 61% of its 128 million inhabitants, according to official figures.

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