Mitsotakis: EU Vaccination Certificate Should Be Implemented the Soonest Possible

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his satisfaction that his proposal for a common certificate of Covid-19 vaccination was accepted by European leaders, in statements following the conclusion of an EU summit on Tuesday.

He also expressed the hope the certificate is implemented under common rules for all EU countries the soonest possible.

Mitsotakis also expressed satisfaction with the rate of vaccinations in Greece, and said the option of vaccinating children (aged 12 or more) will be reviewed as soon as the European Medicines Agency approves them. This would "provide a new dynamic for vaccinations," he added.

He also noted that the European Commission has contracted for supplemental doses of vaccines in 2022 and 2023, as a third dose might be necessary 9-12 months after the first shot.

European Union leaders gather for a second day of meetings to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and to assess new measures on how to meet targets to become climate-neutral by mid-century.

(ANA-MPA/N. Armenis)


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