PM calls on EU to avoid further vaccine delays

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the rate of vaccinations against Covid-19 in the country depends on the availability of vaccines and called the European Union to avoid further delays in their roll out in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Monday.

Mitsotakis said that Greece has fared better than other countries in dealing with the pandemic and inoculations are moving in an accelerated pace.

"Of course we are very dependant on the number of vaccines that we receive from Europe. I do expect the number of vaccines, come Q2, to ramp up significantly," he told Bloomberg.

"There's no doubt there were issues in terms of the execution of this project. I think that the president of the commission boldly enough accepted her share of responsibility," he said, commenting over the curbs in vaccine deliveries due to delays in production.


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