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UAE to Become First Country Outside of China to Manufacture Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccines

China's foreign minister Wang Yi and his UAE counterpart Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan hold up doses of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 28 2021. Image via Emirates News Agency.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi closed out his Persian Gulf tour on Sunday with a major announcement that the United Arab Emirates would become the first country outside of China to manufacture the widely-distributed Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, making the UAE the first country in the region to build vaccine production capacity.

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