UNGA 2020: Russia’s Putin proposes COVID-19 vaccine cooperation conference

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Russian President Vladimir Putin told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that the World Health Organization (WHO) should be strengthened to coordinate the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and proposed a conference on vaccine cooperation. “We are proposing to hold an online high-level conference shortly for countries interested in cooperation in the development of anti-coronavirus vaccines,” Putin said. “We are ready to share experience and continue cooperating with all states and international entities, including in supplying the Russian vaccine, which has proved reliable, safe, and effective, to other countries,” he added. Russia was the first country to grant regulatory approval for a novel coronavirus vaccine, and did so before large-scale trials were complete, stirring concern among scientists and doctors about the safety and efficacy of the shot. For the full list of speeches, visit: https://www.un.org/en/ga/info/meetings/75schedule.shtml For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7350031/united-nations-75-anniversary/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #UN #UNGA #Russia

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