Ursula von der Leyen – Johnson tells EU’s Von Der Leyen of “grave” vaccine concerns
LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed his “grave concerns” to EU Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen on Friday over Brussels’ attempts to restrict the export of COVID-19 vaccines to Northern Ireland, his office said.
“The Prime Minister spoke to EU Commission president Ursula Von Der Leyen this evening,” a spokesman for Johnson said in a statement.
“He expressed his grave concerns about the potential impact which the steps the EU has taken today on vaccine exports could have.”
Reporting by Andy Bruce and William James; Editing by Kate Holton