MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. Russia will supply over 2 mln doses of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to Kazakhstan, with an option of further increase to 5 mln doses, chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev told reporters on Wednesday.
“The agreement stipulates the supply of more than 2 mln doses of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine to Kazakhstan; we will consider an opportunity of increasing vaccine deliveries to 5 mln doses later on together with partners,” Dmitriev said.
RDIF and Kazakhstan-based SK-Pharmacy earlier negotiated supplies of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to the republic.
On August 11, Russia became the first country across the globe that registered a vaccine against the coronavirus infection, named Sputnik V. The pharmaceutical underwent clinical trials in July.