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Covid-19: the EU has not renewed its contract with AstraZeneca


European Commissioner Thierry Breton made the announcement as Brussels prepares to attack AstraZeneca.

The European Union, which is preparing to sue AstraZeneca, has decided not to renew its contract with the pharmaceutical group for the supply of vaccines against Covid-19, announced the European Commissioner for Internal Trade Thierry Breton.


We have not renewed the order after June. We will see what will happen,

" he said on France Inter on Sunday.

Read also: Vaccines: Can the European Union do without AstraZeneca next year?

On April 16, the Minister for Industry, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, had already warned on BFMTV that the non-renewal of the contract was "the greatest probability", after months of tensions with the laboratory.

Read also: Vaccines: the European Union could do without AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson next year

A week later, the EU also initiated legal action against the laboratory which did not respect the terms of the contract in terms of deliveries, according to Brussels.

Source: lefigaro

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