Venezuela ratifies support for the World Health Organization
9 de julio de 2020, 17:36Caracas, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela ratified on Thursday its support for the World Health Organization (WHO), during the first virtual meeting of the Special Group of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The alternate ambassador of Caracas to the United Nations (UN), Joaquin Perez, reiterated the support of Venezuela for the work carried out by the WHO to give an effective and efficient response to the challenges of the greatest global health catastrophe of the last century, reported the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry.
Diplomatic representatives of various nations of the NAM intervened in the virtual meeting to review the progress of a database with the medical and humanitarian needs of southern countries, the Foreign Ministry reviewed in a press release.
Likewise, the participating nations ratified the denunciation of the impact of the US unilateral coercive against countries such as Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, among others, exacerbated during the Covid-19 pandemic and whose effects constitute crimes against humanity, says the press release.
Speaking at the high-level summit of the NAM, held on May 4 in the form of videoconference, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro called for the establishment of a new world order based on solidarity and multilateralism.
Maduro stressed the importance of international cooperation to contain the scourge of the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
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