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Lithuania refuses to recognise Sputnik V on travel certificates

Christian Fernsby |
Lithuania has announced that the country does not plan on recognising travel certificates of persons vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.

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Topics: LITHUANIA   

According to the Lithuanian Permanent Representation to EU Simonas Šatūnas, Lithuania refuses to include any vaccines that the European Union’s drug regulator does not recognise in the vaccine certificates’ scheme.

Commenting on the decision, Šatūnas explained that Lithuania strongly believes that only the vaccines authorised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) should be part of the Digital Green Certificate.

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