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UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms

WorldNews Sunday, 27 September 2020
UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reformsThe coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries together to defeat it, prompting renewed calls to reform the world body so that it can meet challenges far different — and more daunting — than those it faced at its birth. As U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said last week, “The pandemic is...
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