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UN Chief Calls for More Coordinated Global Efforts to Fight COVID

WorldNews Friday, 23 October 2020
UN Chief Calls for More Coordinated Global Efforts to Fight COVIDUnited Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said it was very unfortunate that the 20 major industrialized nations did not come together in March, as he suggested then, to establish a coordinated response to suppress COVID-19 worldwide. In an interview with the Associated Press, Guterres said he hopes that as the G-20 summit is coming next month, the international community...
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