UN Resolution to Corona: Germany starts new push

Germany plans to launch a new push for a Resolution of the UN security Council for the Corona pandemic. It is a "poverty certificate" for the security Council

UN Resolution to Corona: Germany starts new push

Germany plans to launch a new push for a Resolution of the UN security Council for the Corona pandemic. It is a "poverty certificate" for the security Council was that it did not become in this important global topic previously agreed, foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) in an Interview with the German press Agency. "It can't be that the security Council remains speechless when the whole world has it to do with such a pandemic."

Germany takes over on 1. July for a month the presidency of the main UN body. A Corona-Resolution has so far failed due to a dispute between the United States and China, in particular, the role of the world health organization WHO. America's President Donald Trump accuses the WHO to act in the interests of China, and wants to see you not in a Resolution mentioned.

"This is another example of the fact that the security Council is on the verge of inability to act," said Maas. "In the large current crises like Syria or the Corona of the security Council will not meet requirements, the you would have to have him. There is a permanent self-blockade - time from the one, from the other side.“

Meanwhile, have now died worldwide, more than half a Million people after infection with the Virus. The show went on Sunday afternoon, from data of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Previously worldwide, the number of confirmed infections had crossed on Sunday for the first time the mark of 10 million. A quarter of the infections were reported from the United States, where the pandemic continues to spread rapidly.

There are also complain with 125,000 people, the majority of victims. In the second place, Brazil was 57 000 dead, followed by the UK with nearly 44 000 Victims.

The number of victims in the United States, a country with 330 million inhabitants, is the world's highest in absolute Numbers. Relative to the number of inhabitants, the number of the dead is, however, in some European countries higher. In the United States, around 38 people per 100 000 inhabitants died to the data of the Johns Hopkins University, according to. In the UK, this value is rounded at 66, in Italy, at 57 and in Sweden at 52 - however, in Germany at 11.

Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 01:19

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