Earlier, CNN, citing unnamed Russian officials, reported that Russia allegedly offered the United States to help develop a vaccine against coronavirus, but the United States refused.

“The Russian Ministry of Health has not sent any official proposals to the American side,” Kuznetsov said.

Earlier, White House press secretary Kaylee McEnany said that American leader Donald Trump was informed about the Russian vaccine against coronavirus infection COVID-19 Sputnik V.

On August 11, Russian leader Vladimir Putin announced the registration of a vaccine against COVID-19 in Russia.

On July 28, it became known that the third stage of trials of a vaccine against coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in the United States.