Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of increasing the share of medical supplies production in Russia in order to achieve the dispensation of foreign companies.
“It is important for us to increase the production of Russian (raw) materials to increase the share of domestically produced medicines in the Russian market, with the aim of strengthening our independence from foreign suppliers,” Putin said, during his participation via video technology in the opening of drug production facilities in the Russian provinces of Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg and Saransk. Especially about suppliers who create so many difficulties for us.
He also referred to the necessity of modernizing equipment, building new production facilities, improving technologies, and increasing the human, material and technical capabilities of laboratories and research centers.
This article was originally published by RT.