New U.N. General Assembly President Calls For Multilateralism In Face Of Pandemic, To Hold High-Level Special Session On COVID-19
AP: U.N. assembly chief: unilateralism will strengthen pandemic
“The new president of the U.N. General Assembly warned Tuesday that unilateralism will only strengthen the COVID-19 pandemic and called for a new commitment to global cooperation, including on the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines. Turkish diplomat and politician Volkan Bozkir announced that the General Assembly will hold a high-level special session on the COVID-19 pandemic in early November, though diplomats said the date may slip. He told a press conference later it would have been better to hold the meeting at an earlier time in the pandemic, suggesting June…” (Lederer, 9/16).