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China pledges another 400,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine

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Workers transport a shipment from China of Sinopharm Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh on February 7, 2021. Heng Chivoan

China pledges another 400,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine

An additional 400,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine donated by China will arrive in the Kingdom by month's end, according to the Chinese embassy in Phnom Penh.

In an announcement via its official Facebook page on April 13, the embassy said: «The Chinese government donates an additional 400,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine to support the Cambodian government in its fight against Covid-19."

Chinese ambassador Wang Wentian highlighted close relation between the two countries, reaffirming that China will continue to send aid to Cambodia until the Covid-19 battle is won.

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said China has been a friend in need, always assisting the Kingdom under all circumstances, especially in its ongoing fight against the deadly contagious disease.

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