The Kremlin’s press office said that President Vladimir Putin discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the prospects for cooperation in combating the coronavirus epidemic.
The press office added, in its statement, that the two sides focused on the potential for joint production of vaccines.
The statement continued: “Issues of cooperation in the field of combating the emerging corona virus epidemic were discussed, with a focus on potential prospects for joint production of vaccines against this disease. It was agreed to continue contacts on this issue between the ministries of health and other specialized structures in the two countries.”
Also, during the discussion, the issue of the internal Ukrainian settlement was touched upon, especially in the context of the implementation of the “package of measures” of the Minsk Agreement, and the agreements reached during the “Normandy Quartet” summits.