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In London welcomed Russia's participation in the online vaccine summit

London welcomes Russia's participation in the online vaccine summit, said the British Embassy in Moscow.

The Minister of health of Russia Mikhail Murashko was made on Thursday on the virtual summit on vaccines Global Vaccine Summit 2020. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"We certainly welcome Russian participation in today's summit and hope to expand global commitments from all countries participating in the immunization and vaccine COVID-19", - stated in the message of the Embassy in Telegram.

The Embassy noted that Russia has an important role in supporting GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, Global Alliance for vaccines and immunization), and in terms of new scientific research and development.

GAVI is an international organization that brings together pharmaceutical companies, governments, NGOs and international organizations for distribution of vaccines and epidemics in the world.

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