- UN Security Council (UNSC) Have Prepared Document for A ‘Global Ceasefire’ by French President Emmanuel Macron
by https://www.mbs.news/ , 22 April 2020
Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitriy Peskov said that permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) have prepared a document to improve the call for a ‘global ceasefire’ by French President Emmanuel Macron due to a new type of coronavirus (kovid-19) pandemic.
Peskov was asked at today’s press conference whether there was any development regarding the global cease-fire initiative that had previously been brought up due to the pandemic.
“You know this is the initiative of French President Macron. Macron explained this initiative to Russian President Putin during his phone call. Currently, diplomats of all countries are working on video conferencing. A consensus is being made on the possible common document. Concrete We will notify you immediately if there is an improvement, “replied.
Peskov added that reconciliation can be achieved within a few days, it is possible. Macron called on UNSC members to take action towards a global ceasefire. Macron, whose country is among the most affected by the epidemic, stated that he received his consent from the President of the USA, Donald Trump, Chinese President Shi Cinping and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and that he was sure that Putin would agree.
This initiative by Macron supports the call made by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 23. Guterres called for a ceasefire all over the world, warning that the health system of the warring countries had collapsed and healthcare workers were not safe.