TAIPEI (The China Put up) — The Ministry of Overseas Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) neither confirmed nor denied on Wednesday rumors concerning Poland’s latest plans to donate vaccines to Taiwan.
In keeping with MOFA spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安), MOFA will proceed to make efforts by way of varied channels to safe extra vaccines and can report the outcomes to the Taiwanese folks when the time comes.
The assertion was given in response to latest native Chinese language-language media speculations that Poland is in talks to donate vaccines to Taiwan in return for Taiwan’s earlier donations of face masks in 2020.
Ou added that with a view to deal with the worldwide vaccine scarcity and provide delay, in addition to enhance the vaccine protection charge of the Taiwanese folks, the federal government has persevered and strived to accumulate extra vaccines by way of varied channels.
She identified that the latest arrival of 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses by the Lithuanian authorities two months previous to its preliminary schedule is the most effective instance of the federal government’s efforts.
Ou remarked that regardless of whether or not the vaccines provided from worldwide companions to Taiwan are donated or offered, MOFA appreciates them both approach and can proceed to ask international embassies to report on related progress.
Overseas media experiences that Poland has thus far bought a complete of 100 million vaccine doses. In keeping with the contract signed with the European Fee, about 4 million doses of vaccines will be resold, together with to Vietnam, Australia, and different nations expressing curiosity.