Iran’s International Ministry spokesman has praised China for donating 250,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Iran, describing it as a brand new image of friendship between the 2 states.
“The civilisational relation between Iran and China has even turned issues into a possibility for reinforcement of ties,” Saeed Khatibzadeh mentioned in a tweet in Chinese language.
“Cooperation in containing the coronavirus as soon as once more proved the importance of strategic relations between the 2 nations,” he added.
“We respect the donation of 250,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine by the federal government of the Individuals’s Republic of China as a brand new image of friendship between the 2 nations,” the spokesman famous.
Earlier right this moment, Iran obtained 250,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine donated by Beijing.
Iran’s Meals and Drug Group had already licensed the conditional emergency import and use of the Sinopharm vaccine.
In current weeks, Iran has imported two batches of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, containing 120,000 doses in complete.
The vaccination drive towards the coronavirus pandemic started in Iran on February 9, with the frontline well being employees receiving the Sputnik V vaccine.