Today, Thursday, the press office of the Uzbek Presidency reported that the joint production of the “Sputnik V” vaccine against the Corona virus was launched in Uzbekistan.
According to the press office statement, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 7.
At the beginning of the conversation, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan warmly congratulated his Russian counterpart on his birthday, wishing him “health, prosperity and great success, and to the friendly Russian people – peace and more prosperity later.”
And the press office continued, in its statement: “During the conversation, it was noted with great satisfaction the dynamic development of cooperation in all fields.”
The volume of mutual trade and the volume of industrial cooperation is steadily increasing, including through new projects with the participation of leading companies and banks of Uzbekistan and Russia.
The statement noted that the joint production of the “Sputnik V” vaccine was launched in Uzbekistan.