UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo

UN chief calls coronavirus pandemic worst crisis since World War II

  • At launch of report on socioeconomic impact of Covid-19, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says pandemic may bring recession with ‘no parallel in recent past’
  • World leaders urged to ‘forget political games’ and understand that ‘humankind is at stake’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres holds an online press conference from the UN headquarters in New York on March 25. Photo: Kyodo
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