On Friday, Hungary signed a deal with Russia to buy its Sputnik V vaccine, becoming the first European country to do so. The deal is part of Budapest's strategy to procure more vaccine options outside the European Union plan.
"Today we made an agreement that Hungary will be able to purchase vaccines from Russia in large quantities, to be delivered in three shipments," Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in a press conference in Moscow.
The first batch of the Russian vaccine should arrive in Hungary within 30 days. A total of 2 million doses will be delivered in the next few months.
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