: :inin Kyiv (EET)

UN chief to push pandemic ceasefire at world leaders meeting, but fears opportunities lost


UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will use his annual address to world leaders next week to push for a global ceasefire until the end of 2020 so countries can fight the coronavirus pandemic, but he said opportunities will be lost because presidents and prime ministers are not physically in New York.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin had been expected to make rare appearances at UN headquarters to help mark the 75th anniversary of the 193-member world body. The pandemic means, however, that the two are among some 170 heads of state and government due to make …read more

Source:: The Himalayan Times

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