The members of the UN Security Council of July 1, unanimously approved a resolution calling for a ceasefire globally to combat a pandemic coronavirus. About it reports the UN news Center.
For the first time to a global cease-fire because of the pandemic called on March 23, UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres.
A two-page resolution, prepared by France and Tunisia, was adopted through 111 days after the world health organization announced COVID-19 global pandemic. “This is a very strong signal of unity (inside) of the Council and a sign of hope that we send from the Security Council in the world”, – said the permanent representative of Germany to the UN, Christoph Heusgen.
The UN security Council called on all parties to armed conflict to immediately take part in the “long humanitarian pause” lasting at least 90 days to provide “safe, accessible and sustainable delivery of vital aid.”
The resolution said that the ceasefire would not apply to ongoing military operations against the extremist group ISIS and other terrorist groups designated by the UN security Council.
Flash COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the who announced the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of this morning throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 10 668 410. Victims COVID-19 515 694 people, recovered 5 464 430.