Russian FM stresses vaccination passports must not limit right to travel



Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed on Thursday that vaccination passports should not limit the right to travel.

Lavrov expressed his thoughts at a press conference after talks with Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi.

“I agree that vaccination passports should not restrict human rights, including the right to travel.

“However, exactly this kind of idea was initially discussed in the European Union.

“The question remains acute. And we must, as my counterpart said, develop common rules within the Eurasian Economic Union that will not restrict the right to travel.

“Vaccine passports should have only one purpose – to show the holder’s state of health,” the Russian Foreign Minister said. (Sputnik / NAN)


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