Hungary Delivers 200,000 Jabs of Covid Vaccine for Turkic Council Donation to Africa


Hungary has delivered some 200,000 jabs of Covid vaccine to Istanbul to be shipped to African countries as part of a donation by members of the Turkic Council.


Péter Szijjártó, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, presented the doses of the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine to Turkic Council Secretary General Baghdad Amreyev at a joint press conference. Szijjártó said that Hungary has sufficient vaccine supplies for domestic vaccination and has extra reserves to help other countries that are in a difficult situation. “This is why we immediately said yes to the Turkish initiative according to which Turkey and Hungary are each to donate 200,000 doses of vaccine, with Azerbaijan donating an additional 100,000 doses to the most disadvantaged African countries in coordination with the Turkic Council…” he said.


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