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Joe Biden REJECTS Ireland’s plea for vaccines – ‘US doesn’t have a stockpile!’
March 17, 2021
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Micheal Martin claimed the US and Ireland are facing similar logistical challenges when it comes to vaccines. His comments were at the Government Buildings in Dublin following an online meetings with the US president and other US leaders on St Patrick’s Day.
He said: “Like every other country, he [Mr Biden] is very anxious to get his people vaccinated as quickly as he possibly can and to have a sufficiency of vaccines to do that
“Both the president and the vice president understand that we need a global vaccination programme to defeat this virus.
“I raised the issue of supply chains in terms of the necessity to keep supply chains open in terms of the different component parts that make up the vaccine.
“It was a good discussion on that and I think there will be ongoing engagement between the US and Europe, and other countries as well, in relation to that.”