Turkey’s Erdogan pledges 15 million vaccine doses for Africa; low rates a ‘global injustice’ and ‘disgrace for humanity’

//Turkey’s Erdogan pledges 15 million vaccine doses for Africa; low rates a ‘global injustice’ and ‘disgrace for humanity’

Turkey’s Erdogan pledges 15 million vaccine doses for Africa; low rates a ‘global injustice’ and ‘disgrace for humanity’

Turkey will send 15 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday at a major summit of the continent’s leaders, adding that the low vaccination rates there were a blot on humanity.Ankara has invested heavily in developing trade and diplomatic ties with the world’s poorest continent during Erdogan’s rule as prime minister and then president since 2003.In opening remarks to dozens of African leaders and ministers gathered in Istanbul, Erdogan said…

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