President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer Pharmaceutical Corporation Albert Bourla.
The President informed about the current epidemic situation in Ukraine and the government's plans to launch vaccination against COVID-19.
"Ensuring vaccination of the population of Ukraine with a safe certified vaccine is one of our priorities," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
The interlocutors discussed issues related to the conclusion of a contract for the supply of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to Ukraine as soon as possible.
"Thank you for doing your best to speed up the supply of Pfizer to Ukraine. We are ready to create all the necessary conditions for the use of the vaccine. COVID-19 still remains a major challenge for the world. We appreciate that pharmaceutical companies are fighting for us on the frontline," the President of Ukraine said.
The Board Chairman of Pfizer promised to do everything possible to ensure that Ukraine receives the first batches of vaccine under contract as soon as possible.