OREANDA-NEWS. Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the signing of documents on cooperation between the Gamaleya Institute and the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca over the fight against pandemic via video link. This was reported by Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the head of state.

Videoconference will show singing the memorandum the Gamaleya National Research Institute for Epidemiology and Microbiology and AstraZeneca. The Russian Direct Investment Fund, which supports this process, and the company R-Pharm, also participate in this process. Thus, according to the Kremlin spokesman, this is an extremely important process of establishing cooperation and interaction, which emphasizes the unity of international efforts. “Of course, here in this case we are talking about the fact that two top manufacturers are interacting in order to significantly increase and diversify possible vaccines,” Peskov resumed.