The UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Friday, “here is “no doubt” some countries using COVID-19 vaccine supply as a means to gain diplomatic influence.”

Further comments

We don’t support vaccine diplomacy, let alone blackmail.

Only responsible to promote and distribute vaccines that are sanctioned by world health organisation.

We want countries like China and Russia to come together to tackle the problems of pandemic.

G7 leading by example on vaccines

Cyber-attacks on hospitals, on schools, on critical national infrastructure are “beyond the pale.”

G7 must work together to make sure international law on cyber-crime is fit for purpose.

GBP/USD reaction

GBP/USD sees a quick bounce from 1.4153 lows, now trading at 1.4163, awaiting comments from the BOE Governor Andrew Bailey.