Turkey’s Reliance on Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Seen as Gamble

March 30, 2021 03:06 PM
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Turkey’s announcement of new restrictions in the face of surging COVID-19 infections is putting the spotlight on Ankara’s decision to rely almost solely on Chinese vaccines. With those deliveries repeatedly delayed, there is growing suspicion Beijing could be using the vaccines as leverage — as Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul.

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