Russia/US statement,Venezuela donors conference & other topics – Daily Briefing (17 June 2021)

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    Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

    Highlights:

    Russia/US statement

    Venezuela donors’ conference

    SG/middle income countries

    Ethiopia

    Central African Republic

    Myanmar

    Covid/Africa

    WHO/suicide

    Desertification

    Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=17%20June%202021

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