European Council President Charles Michel, who chairs EU summits, mentioned the matter with leaders from the six international locations on Wednesday. The bloc’s 27 EU ambassadors will tackle this later within the day, the official mentioned. “Leaders shared their considerations with (Michel) on attainable gaps within the vaccine distribution between member states following the truth that one firm has not revered its dedication,” the official mentioned, below situation of anonymity.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz mentioned on Tuesday he and allies from jap Europe have been pushing for the EU to regulate the way in which it distributes Covid-19 vaccines. The EU faces an acute squeeze of Covid-19 jabs because of decreased deliveries by AstraZeneca.