Hungary Signs Deal For 'large Quantities' Of Russian Vaccine

Hungary signs deal for 'large quantities' of Russian vaccine

Budapest, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Jan, 2021 ) :The Hungarian government said Friday it had reached a deal to buy large quantities of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, even though it has not been approved by the European Union's medicines watchdog.

"Hungary has concluded with Russia an agreement to buy in three phases large quantities of the Sputnik V vaccine; the contract has been negotiated, and signed during the night," Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a video statement on his Facebook page after meeting the Russian health minister in Moscow.