Prime Minister, Russian Ambassador discuss COVID-19 vaccine supply to MongoliaVideo
On April 26, 2021, Prime Minister of Mongolia Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Mongolia Azizov Iskander Kubarovich.
While discussing some timely bilateral issues of mutual concern, the sides at the meeting pledged to ensure active collaboration between Mongolia and Russia amid the pandemic.
In accordance with an agreement established to purchase 1 million doses of Sputnik-V vaccine from Russia, Minister Oyun-Erdene highlighted the importance of the prompt supply of the vaccines and delineating the delivery schedule.
Vowing to pay special attention to ramping up the vaccine delivery, the Russian Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister and the government of Mongolia for taking proper measures against the pandemic, vaccinating its population within a short period, leading among Asian countries in terms of percentage of the vaccinated population.
Both sides also agreed to develop a detailed plan of events and high-level meetings to be organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Mongolia-Russian diplomatic ties.