On May 31, the Prime Ministers of Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine addressed a joint letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, urging the EU to support the Eastern Partnership countries in providing the vaccine against Covid-19, the Georgian government’s press service reported the information.
“The Prime Ministers underscore the immediate assistance provided by the EU to Partner countries since the outbreak of the pandemic in the fight against Covid-19 and the social and economic challenges posed by the pandemic. The letter emphasizes that at this stage, mass, safe vaccination is crucial in defeating the pandemic.
Accordingly, the Prime Minister of the three countries appeals to the European Commission to extend its “vaccine sharing mechanism” to the Eastern Partnership countries. Which, along with vaccines from other sources, will help these countries replenish their supply of vaccines in a timely manner. The heads of government express their readiness to continue working with the European Commission in this direction, ” the statement reads.
By Ketevan Skhirtladze