Due to the Coronavirus: UN security Council Resolution on ceasefire adopted

After months of dispute, decided by the UN security Council a Resolution that requested because of the Coronavirus pandemic, a worldwide ceasefire. France and T

Due to the Coronavirus: UN security Council Resolution on ceasefire adopted

After months of dispute, decided by the UN security Council a Resolution that requested because of the Coronavirus pandemic, a worldwide ceasefire. France and Tunisia tabled the resolution text was adopted unanimously, as diplomats said. The Resolution calls for an immediate and global ceasefire, with the exception of the military operations against the jihadists. Is also calls for a "humanitarian Pause" of at least 90 days, so relief goods to the affected populations are to be delivered.

advance around three months of complicated work were gone. Among other things, it came to the question of whether the world should be mentioned health organization (WHO) in the Resolution. The veto power that the US accuses of the WHO in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, of serious dereliction of duty, however, was strictly. The organization is not mentioned in the resolution text.

the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, had called in March to a worldwide ceasefire, so that all countries can concentrate on the efforts to combat the Coronavirus pandemic. The UN security Council, since this Wednesday Germany holding the presidency, supported this initiative by now. Highly uncertain, however, what impact will this have on the conflicts around the world.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 13:20

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