“Ukraine will not buy the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, which has not passed clinical safety tests!” The embassy said.

The diplomatic mission also noted that the US Charge d'Affaires in Ukraine Christina Queen held a "constructive collegiate dinner" with the head of the country's Ministry of Health Maxim Stepanov to discuss the fight against coronavirus and reforms in the healthcare sector.

Earlier, the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the terms of supply of the vaccine against coronavirus from Russia to Ukraine, if it takes place, will depend on the request of Kiev.