Macron called for close coordination with the who in the fight against coronavirus

KIEV. April 17. UNN. The President of France Emmanuel macron said the need to develop initiatives to combat the epidemic of coronavirus around the world health organization (who), focusing on the creation of affordable vaccines. A message he posted in his Twitter the night of Friday, reports UNN.

“A very intense exchange with the international participants of the struggle against COVID-19. Together, we must create around who decisive initiative for the diagnosis, treatment and (production) available for all vaccines. Coordination. Acceleration. Justice. To save life,” he wrote.

Later, the Elysee Palace issued a communiqué in which he indicated that the French leader in the videoconference, the leaders of the group of seven (G7) expressed support for the who, and emphasized that the organization should play a leading role in the joint with other States and institutions working for development of vaccines and strengthening health systems. He also urged “to provide strong support for the most vulnerable countries, in particular African countries, to enable them to confront the sanitary and economic consequences of a pandemic”. “He expressed full commitment to work in this direction with all international partners in France,” concludes the administration of the Macron.

On Thursday, the heads of state and government of the group of seven (G7) held a video conference initiated by the dominant club of the United States. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed full support of who, the press service of White house reported that the conference participants called for the reform of the organization. The US President Donald trump was subjected to in the last few days who criticized, expressing the opinion that it acts in the interests of China. Then he announced that Washington was suspending contributions to the who budget. This decision was negatively perceived by the part of the world community.

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