Alberto Fernández urges WHO to approve Russian vaccine Sputnik V
Argentine President Alberto Fernández spoke this Sunday to the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the need for the international body to approve the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, during the meeting that they maintained within the framework of the G20 summit.
The director of the WHO underlined that of the entity “they are go forward in the exchange of information so that this vaccination can be prequalified ”, according to a press release concerning La Casa Rosada.
In addition, Ghebreyesus appreciated Argentina’s progress in the fight against the coronavirus, especially due to the vaccination levels achieved, and stressed that the Latin American country has resorted to anti-ovid drugs from “various laboratories“.
At the second plenary session of the G20, where leaders addressed issues related to climate change and the environment, Fernández reiterated your government’s proposal to “swap external debt for climate action“, while qualifying as a key” to lower rates and longer payment terms. “
In this sense, the president stressed that “it is the developed countries which have benefited the most from the intensive use of the planet’s environmental resources over the last centuries”, for which he advocated “the concept of common responsibilities but differentiated“.
- Argentina’s current administration defends the idea of swapping its country’s foreign debt for environmental achievements, thus trying to find a way to pay off the debt of $ 45,000 million plus interest, contracted with the government. IMF under the government of Mauricio Macri.
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