Prime Minister, Telephone Call with the Un General, “Cooperation in Preventing the Spread of Corona Virus Infections” May 22 at 13:48
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with THE United Nations Secretary-General Guterres by telephone and agreed that it was important to work closely together to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, as well as to support health care and health to developing countries and to restore the global economy as soon as possible.
The telephone meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.N. Secretary-General Guterres took place for about a minute on the morning of The 22th at the call of the United Nations.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe explained the new coronavirus countermeasures in Japan and expressed his intention to continue to work closely with UN agencies, including the WHO-World Health Organization, to prevent the spread of the disease.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also expressed his determination to lead the efforts of the international community by focusing on individual human rights and setting out the philosophy of “human security” and sustainable development goals to solve poverty and other issues.
They agreed that it was important to strengthen support for the medical and health fields of developing countries, where the number of infected people is increasing, and to work toward an early recovery of the global economy.