UN consensus urges fair distribution of Corona vaccines

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution prepared by Britain, urging the fair distribution of vaccines against the Coronavirus, according to diplomatic sources.
The resolution, the second in a year to be adopted by the Security Council on the pandemic, calls for solidarity and a ceasefire in the various conflicts raging around the world, to strengthen response to the virus and anti-vaccination campaigns.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed the importance of voting in favor of equitable distribution of vaccines, expressing the organization’s satisfaction with this development.
However, he stressed the need to take “concrete measures such as the assignment of intellectual property to patents in order to enhance production and vaccination coverage and eliminate this virus as quickly as possible.”
In an incident rarely witnessed by the United Nations, the resolution was passed, according to diplomatic sources, through the consensus of the representatives of the fifteen member states of the Security Council.
“We are doing everything we can to address a common threat, a common pandemic,” said a diplomat, who asked not to be identified, stressing the need for international coordination and joint action, considering that “this decision may be a step in the right direction.”
After negotiations that lasted for a week, the decision marks a turning point for the international community towards a unity that has been missing since the start of the pandemic a year ago.

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