MOSCOW, February 28 – RIA Novosti. Employees of the Vietnamese embassy in Moscow were vaccinated with the Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus infection COVID-19, the embassy told RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry told RIA Novosti that invitations to take part in the vaccination campaign were sent to all embassies.
“We received an invitation from the Russian Foreign Ministry to take part in the vaccination against COVID-19 and we believe that this is a very benevolent gesture of Russian friends who care about the health of the embassy staff. The Vietnamese Embassy staff responded with interest to the invitation,” the diplomatic mission told RIA Novosti.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Moscow noted that the reactions of employees after vaccination are individual, but normal, which shows that the Sputnik V vaccine is well tolerated.
The diplomatic mission also noted the high qualifications of the Russian doctors who carried out the vaccinations and their “responsible attitude towards the vaccinated people.” “Taking this opportunity, I would like to thank the Russian scientists and doctors not only for the vaccine, but also for curing some of the embassy staff and Vietnamese citizens who have contracted the coronavirus, “the embassy added.
The ambassadors of India, Italy, Afghanistan and Mongolia announced vaccination with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. Employees of the embassies of Belarus, Mongolia, Moldova, Spain, Afghanistan were vaccinated with the Russian vaccine. The intention to vaccinate RIA Novosti was announced in the diplomatic missions of Cuba and Ethiopia.