U.S. to convene a meeting of foreign ministers in response to coronavirus on the 10th… Korea also attended
U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blincoln
U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blincoln has announced that he will hold a videoconference with his foreign ministers on the 10th on the response to the coronavirus.
In a statement on the same day, Secretary Blincoln called for global action and continued interest in the global pandemic, stating that “foreign ministers must play a central role in ending the pandemic and preparing for the future.”
About 20 countries are expected to participate in this conference.
It is reported that Korea will also be invited to attend.
At this meeting, the foreign ministers will examine the situation, shock, and future threats of the COVID-19 response, and discuss measures to promote vaccine equity.
In addition, we plan to discuss the need for sustainable financing for global health and safety and discuss ways to deepen regional cooperation.
US President Joe Biden is emphasizing the US’s leading role in overcoming the pandemic, such as holding the Global Vaccine Summit via video on September 22.
President Moon Jae-in also attended the meeting via video.
Blincoln said the meeting aims to create a platform for foreign ministers to contact regularly to respond to health and safety issues.
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