PM Zaev: North Macedonia to get Pfizer vaccine from Serbia

NEWS 18.01.2021 13:09
Zoran Zaev
Source: STR / AFP

North Macedonia is sert to receive 8,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine from Serbia, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Monday.

Zaev wrote in a Facebook post that he spoke to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic who agreed to help North Macedonia. Zaev said the details of the delivery are being defined. “We have happy news. We are getting 8,000 Pfizer vaccines from Serbia. President Vucic confirmed today that Serbia will help us with vaccines from its procurement which we will pay for at purchase price,” he wrote adding that this is “an act of solidarity from our neighbor and a reinforcement of our friendship”.

Zaev told reporters earlier that they also discussed the possibility of Serbia giving his country other vaccines.

According to Zaev, doctors and nurses, the chronically ill and other risky categories will be inoculated with the vaccines from Serbia.