Russia positively assesses cooperation with Turkmenistan in the fight against a new type of coronavirus pandemic, Russian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Alexander Blokhin said at a press conference following the results of 2020.
According to him, Moscow has donated test systems for more than 50,000 tests to Turkmenistan, and Russian and Turkmen doctors are actively discussing the development of partnerships in the field of medicine online.
The Russian ambassador also said that Turkmenistan has purchased medicines and medical supplies from Russia for more than $ 8 million, and the Russian side highly appreciates cooperation with Ashgabat in this area.
“The Russian side has delivered a seasonal flu vaccine to Turkmenistan. We hope that our vaccine, in particular Sputnik V, will be in demand by the Turkmen side, and the Russian side will supply it as soon as the required volumes of this vaccine are produced at our enterprises,” the Russian plenipotentiary said.