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Attempts to prevent vaccination with Sputnik V registered in Slovakia

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Attempts to prevent vaccination with Sputnik V registered in Slovakia


08.04.2021

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Some political forces in Slovakia are trying to disrupt vaccination against coronavirus infection with the help of the Russian drug Sputnik V, TASS reports. This is the opinion of Igor Matovich, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Ordinary People and Independent Individuals (ONL) party.

The politician initiated the purchase of a batch of vaccines that have not yet been registered in the European Union. Due to the outbreak of the scandal, he had to leave the post of prime minister.

For a month and a half, there has been a struggle against the use of the Russian vaccine, Matovich noted. He recalled that the drug is registered in more than 50 countries. And only Slovakia has become a place of the "dirty game" around the vaccine. The minister is confident that the efforts against its use are "swinish".

As Russkiy Mir reported, the news of the purchase of the vaccine provoked an aggressive reaction from Russophobes, who strongly oppose any cooperation with Russia. In their attacks, they called Sputnik V Moscow's geopolitical weapon.

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