translated from Spanish: G20 stresses importance of universal access to Covid-19 vaccines

Several of the G20 leaders agreed on the first day of the summit of this multilateral body on Saturday (21.11.2020) on the importance of having a system that ensures universal access to COVID-19 vaccines, one of the issues that is a priority of the meeting, which concludes on Sunday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel considered that «to contain the pandemic, access to vaccination must be possible and affordable for all countries» and that the funds raised so far through the Covax global access mechanism «are not yet sufficient» to achieve this goal.
«I therefore ask everyone to support this important initiative,» he proposed to his G20 colleagues.

Several of the G20 leaders agreed on the first day of the summit of this multilateral body on Saturday (21.11.2020) on the importance of having a system that ensures universal access to COVID-19 vaccines, one of the issues that is a priority of the meeting, which concludes on Sunday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel considered that «to contain the pandemic, access to vaccination must be possible and affordable for all countries» and that the funds raised so far through the Covax global access mechanism «are not yet sufficient» to achieve this goal.
«I therefore ask everyone to support this important initiative,» he proposed to his G20 colleagues.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro also sent an engraved message that spread the G20 organization before the start of the summit, in which he noted that «cooperation within the G20 is key so that we can overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and return to the path of social and economic recovery.»
Bolsonaro also stated that time «gave him the reason» when he said «from the beginning» that we had to «take care of the health of people and the economy at the same time.»

Original source in Spanish

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