U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Urges Security Council To Make Greater Effort On Global Ceasefire To Focus On Defeating COVID-19, ‘Our Common Enemy’

U.N. News: Deputy U.N. chief pushes Security Council on global ceasefire, to fight ‘common enemy’
“The U.N. Deputy Secretary-General on Tuesday urged the Security Council to do more to encourage combatants across the world to put down their guns and focus instead on fighting ‘our common enemy’ — the coronavirus. ‘I count on your commitment to this appeal,’ Amina Mohammed told the meeting via videoconference, on factors driving civil strife worldwide. ‘And I count on your renewed political and financial investments in prevention and solutions, to stave off security and conflict risks, at a time when the world needs peace and calm more than ever before’…” (11/3).

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