The presidents of Russia and Paraguay, Vladimir Putin and Mario Abdo Benítez discussed the fight against the pandemic by telephone
The leader of the South American republic thanked his Russian counterpart for the delivery of the Russian vaccine against the coronavirus Sputnik V to Paraguay. This is reported by the press service of the Kremlin.
“Cooperation on countering the spread of the coronavirus infection was discussed. M. Abdo Benitez thanked Putin for the decision to supply the Russian vaccine Sputnik V to Paraguay”, – the report said.
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It is noted that both sides “expressed readiness to provide all possible assistance to further development of Russian-Paraguayan relations in various fields, in particular, in trade and economic sphere”.
The Kremlin specified that the conversation was initiated by the Paraguayan side.