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António Guterres: “Pandemic is a test that the international community is failing”

The Covid-19 pandemic demonstrated the “fragility” of the world and is being “a great challenge” for everyone, but unfortunately it is “a test” that the international community “is failing”, the secretary general of the UN, António Guterres.

“The Covid-19 pandemic is a major global challenge – for the entire international community, for multilateralism and for me, as Secretary-General of the United Nations. Unfortunately, it is a test that, so far, the international community is failing ”, said António Guterres in a written interview to the Lusa agency, on the 4th anniversary of his acclaim by the 193 member states of the Assembly- General for the post of Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), on October 13, 2016.

“More than a million people have already died and more than 30 million have been infected, because there has not been a sufficient level of coordination in the fight against the virus”, emphasized the former Portuguese Prime Minister.

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