: :inin Kyiv (EET)

France urging top powers to endorse UN virus cease-fire call

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he hopes that “in the coming days” the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council can discuss and endorse U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ call for a cease-fire to all conflicts in the world in order to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

Macron, who has been pushing for more international cooperation in fighting the virus, said in an interview with French radio RFI broadcast on Wednesday that he is only waiting for agreement from Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold the 5-country video conference.

China’s “President Xi Jinping confirmed to me he agrees. (U.S.) President …read more

Source:: KXAN



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