© SANAAsad took root in “Sputnik V”
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was vaccinated with the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.
This is reported by Interfax with reference to the country's ambassador to Moscow, Riyad Haddad.
“Yes, I was vaccinated,” he said.
He noted that the first batch of vaccine delivered to Syria was used to vaccinate doctors and top officials of the country.
In April, it was reported that Syria had received 150,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine from China.