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Russia Sent the First Batch of Sputnik V Vaccine to Nagorno-Karabakh

On April 26, a plane from Moscow to Yerevan delivered 7.5 thousand double doses of the drug. The humanitarian action was undertaken by the Russian government at the initiative and with the financial support of the international Russian-Armenian “Lazarevsky club”.

“This humanitarian mission has its own history. At the end of January, at my suggestion, the State Duma, with the backing of Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, made the decision to address the government of the Russian Federation and ask for its assistance in order to help those who were beyond help from anyone else when it came to vaccination - unrecognized states such as Transnistria, DPR, LPR and Nagorno-Karabakh. And after the waiting that occurred because it was necessary to meet the internal needs of the Russian Federation, we managed to put this whole matter to rest by sending 7.5 thousand double doses of the drug (15 thousand in total) to Nagorno-Karabakh,” said the State Duma deputy, coordinator of the “Lazarevsky Club” Council Konstantin Zatulin.

According to him, the doctors of the Russian peacekeeping forces soon shall have the aid at their disposal; it is intended for the civilian population of Stepanakert and other cities of Nagorno-Karabakh and rural areas, which are in the zone that falls under the responsibility of the Russian contingent.

“I am pleased to be a part of this mission. It is yet another proof of Russia’s adherence to universal humanitarian and humane values. We are doing a great thing here that will benefit the people of Nagorno-Karabakh,” noted, in turn, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and President of the Heritage and Progress Foundation, Armais Kamalov.

Source: RT Channel