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Spanish leader promises COVID-19 vaccines to Egypt

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez also expressed a desire to increase trade with Egypt ahead of his visit to Cairo.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez pledged to donate COVID-19 vaccine doses to Egypt in an interview today.

Speaking to the Egyptian state-owned Al-Ahram, Sanchez said that Spain has allocated 4.5 million coronavirus vaccine doses for Egypt through the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative. The prime minister, who will visit Cairo tomorrow, added that he wants to enhance Egyptian-Spanish economic relations.

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