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UN Chief Seeks to Rally Aid for Poor Nations Amid Pandemic

By Kyodo News 4 December 2020

NEW YORK—The UN General Assembly held a special session Thursday, with Secretary General Antonio Guterres calling for international cooperation to fight the coronavirus pandemic and help poor countries financially and through other means.

“In a global crisis, we must meet the expectations of those we serve with unity, solidarity and coordinated multilateral global action,” Guterres said in his opening remarks for the session held in a virtual format.

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