Trump shows his selfish nature at G-20 Summit
Riyadh, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) While the G-20 Summit in Riyadh advocated solidarity against Covid-19, Donald Trump demanded that the United States should be the first to receive the antidote, social networks released on Sunday.
Most of the heads of the 20 largest economies in the world expressed their commitment to pay for vaccines, drugs and tests, but Trump defended that the US entitles that right because US companies are more advanced in obtaining a cure.
A large part of the participants by videoconference spoke out for ensuring that the poorest were not left out and promised to forgive debts or at least alleviate them.
'We will spare no effort to guarantee equitable treatment for all people, in accordance with the commitments to boost innovation,' details a preliminary statement of the meeting, which concludes on Sunday.
The Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz, on opening the meeting, said that the priority is to create conditions for everyone to obtain those tools to fight against the pandemic.
At the time, France's President Emmanuel Macron pointed out the need to avoid a two-speed world with protection for the richest and neglect of the poor.
Russia offered its vaccine candidate to other nations, according to its President Vladimir Putin, who assured that Moscow is preparing the delivery of Sputnik V, its antidote project that has an effectiveness rate of 92 percent.
Trump, who participated in the summit, but not in the session intended to discuss a global response to the pandemic, managed to say to the plenary, 'Vaccinate America first!'
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