Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP
Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: US reversal scuppers UN vote on global pandemic ceasefire

  • The country’s delegation declared it could not support the current draft, without further detail, after nearly two months of difficult negotiation
  • When asked for an explanation of the US move, a State Department official said that China had ‘repeatedly blocked compromises’

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Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP
Flags of the United Nations and the United States of America are seen in New York City. Photo: AFP
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