Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro at the initiative of the Brazilian side.
The presidents discussed the prospects for developing bilateral relations. They reaffirmed their desire to conduct active cooperation in the format of the Russian-Brazilian partnership and expressed mutual interest in a consistent buildup of trade and economic ties.
The two leaders discussed various aspects of practical cooperation in countering the spread of the coronavirus, including the registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in Brazil, and organizing supplies and production of the vaccine in Brazil.
Vladimir Putin and Jair Bolsonaro emphasised their intention to continue their personal contacts on the above issues.