Jun 9, 2021, 3:33 PM
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9th consignment of Russian COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Iran Embassy in Moscow

Moscow, June 9, IRNA – The 9th batch of Russian Corona vaccine, Sputnik V, including 100,000 doses, was delivered to the Iranian Embassy in Moscow on Wednesday and will be forwarded to Tehran on Thursday.

The vaccines will be sent to Tehran via the Iranian airline of Mahan on Thursday.

So far 900,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccines have been delivered to Iran.

Iran and Russia signed a contract in February 2020, for buying 2 million doses of Sputnik V vaccines, and late last month too, another contract for buying 60 million doses for vaccinating 30 million Iranian was finalized and signed that is scheduled to be sent to Iran from June to December 2021.

The effectiveness of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines has been approved by the health ministries of 60 countries with a total population of 3 billion people. More than 30 countries have already begun vaccinating their nations with this vaccine.

The Russian officials have announced that the test of the Sputnik V Corona vaccine on 3.8 million people has worked positively to 97.6%.

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