UN copes with hot issues including COVID-19 and other crises

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    For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The United Nations officially turns 75 years old this weekend, but this milestone comes as COVID-19 rages around the world, upending lives and deepening crises. As the world body marks its anniversary, we look at how the UN is holding up in today’s realities and how the pandemic is shaping its response to key challenges of global health, poverty and conflict.

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