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Hungary donates 100,000 AstraZeneca jabs to Cape Verde

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Hungary is donating 100,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine to Cape Verde, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told state news wire MTI on Tuesday, speaking from the island nation.

"Hungary already has enough vaccine and can inoculate everybody who has registered, so it has the opportunity to help those who are in a difficult situation," Szijjártó said.

Hungary has inoculated over half of its population against the coronavirus.

Szijjártó said an deal had been signed on a EUR 35 mln tied aid agreement. He added that Hungarian companies would upgrade Cape Verde's largest sewage treatment plants in the coming years.

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