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Slovakia could produce Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, says PM

Christian Fernsby |
Slovakia could produce COVID-19 vaccines, including Russia’s Sputnik V, Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic said on Saturday on Slovak Radio, TASS reported.rn"Slovakia could produce coronavirus vaccines, including Sputnik V," he said.

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tovic believes that Russia is interested in moving production of the vaccine to the states it delivers the vaccine to. The PM noted that Slovakia would be ready to supply other EU states with the Sputnik V vaccine if it was produced on its territory.

"If we were producing the vaccine, we would supply it to other EU states equally. We must not put geopolitical interests [of countries] over the interests of people," he stressed.