In a video published after talks with the interior and foreign ministers Orbán said that the country had enough vaccines, adding that “success depends on whether people register for vaccination”. “The shots save lives. Do not listen to anti-vaxxer voices, protect yourself and your families,” the prime minister said.
Orbán welcomed the fact that over one million people had received their shots during the past two weeks, and called it a “fantastic achievement”. He thanked all nurses, doctors, and other staff participating in the vaccination drive.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó announced that agreements had been signed with the foreign ministers of Slovenia and Bahrain to mutually recognise vaccination certificates. Under the agreements, citizens will be allowed free travel irrespective of the vaccine they have been inoculated with. The minister noted that Bahrain had been one of the first countries to apply the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine, and it had offered its experience to Hungary.