March 26, 2021 – 14:56 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The Russian Direct Investment Fund and the Armenian Ministry of Health are negotiating the establishment of production of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Armenia, Russian ambassador to Yerevan Sergei Kopyrkin said Friday, March 26.
“I have no specific information regarding the production, but I do know that the matter is being actively discussed,” Kopyrkin told reporters in Yerevan.
According to him, Russia is already starting to supply vaccines to Armenia. The ambassador also expressed hope for “a fairly quick” delivery.
It was reported earlier that in the first stage of vaccination, priority will be given to people aged over 65, those who have underlying health conditions and medical workers. In the second stage, teachers, educators, employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, military personnel, employees of the justice sector and public transport, as well as civil servants will get Covid-19 shots.