Lietuva will distribute 200,000 vaccines to the Eastern Partnership countries, including 100,000 to Ukraine, 15,000 to Georgia and 11,000 to Moldova, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis wrote in social media.
“This is a small step from Lithuania. We hope that our partners in Europe will join in solidarity,” Landsbergis said.
As good as our word: 🇱🇹 govt just confirmed 200.000 vaccines to EaP countries. Starting with 🇺🇦 – 100k vaccines, 🇬🇪 – 15k and Moldova 🇲🇩- 11k. Small step by LTU, hopefully our partners in Europe will join in solidarity with many more!
— Gabrielius Landsbergis (@GLandsbergis) May 14, 2021
The capitals of the EU member states are introducing the practice of sharing vaccines for relatively poor countries.
German edition Süddeutsche Zeitung reported that Poland is preparing to coordinate the delivery of vaccines to the Eastern Partnership countries.
By Ana Dumbadze