Indonesia to Receive 2 Million Covid-19 Vaccines From Japan in July
Indonesia is set to receive more vaccines for the country’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, as Japan pledged to send two million doses vaccines next July.
“We can expect to receive one million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, July 1,” said Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi. "The remaining one million tons will be sent to Indonesia in the middle of July,” she asserted.
Retno added that her talks with Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi touched on cooperation in the field of therapeutic medicines.
Retno added that she touched on the Covid-19 vaccines with her British counterpart Dominic Raab. “[Raab] has conveyed the British government’s plan to send batches of Covid-19 vaccines to Indonesia,” she announced.
“We also touched on Great Britain’s plan to further its ties with ASEAN, as well as the preparations for the Climate Change Conference of the Parties [COP26] that it will host," she noted.
Indonesia and other G20 countries touched on international cooperation against Covid-19 and global recovery from the pandemic. They also touched on improving multilateral cooperation as well as aid for Africa, as the continent is hard-hit by Covid-19.