May 17, 2021

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Russia’s embassy in North Korea doubts that Pyongyang bought COVID-19 vaccine

Russia's Embassy in the DPRK said that media reports about Pyongyang buying a vaccine from Moscow are "questionable"

Russia's embassy in North Korea is casting doubt on media claims that the DPRK obtained COVID-19 vaccines from its allies in Moscow.

On Tuesday, Japanese and Russian media organizations reported that Pyongyang bought the vaccine from Moscow, but the Russian Embassy to the DPRK called these claims "questionable."