No third occasion concerned in India sending vaccines to Paraguay: MEA | India Information
New Delhi: The Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) on Thursday (April 8) dismissed media studies quoting Taiwan international minister Joseph Wu that Taipei’s intervention led to Paraguay getting vaccines from India.
In response to a query, the MEA spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, stated, “I wish to verify that no third occasion was concerned in” New Delhi sending vaccines to the south American nation.
India on the twenty sixth of March despatched one lakh doses of India-made COVID vaccines to the South American nation. This got here within the backdrop of a request from Paraguay throughout a telephonic dialog between its international minister and India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar. Earlier this yr, India introduced that it’ll open its embassy within the nation.
Media studies quoting Taiwan’s international minister stated that its intervention and dealing along with “like-minded international locations” led to Paraguay getting vaccines.
Paraguay has ties with Taiwan and does not acknowledge the Folks’s Republic of China. It’s the largest nation, when it comes to measurement to acknowledge Taiwan. Taipei, eager to assist its ally reached out to New Delhi, the international minister indicated.