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UNSC won’t discuss Covid-19; China blocks it with help from Russia, South Africa


The now-nixed proposal to discuss Covid-19 in the UN Security Council had been moved by Estonia(UN Photo/Manuel Elias)

China, Russia and South Africa nixed Estonian efforts to initiate a discussion in the UN Security Council over the spread of Covid-19 with loss of lives threatening the peace and security of the world. China, from where the virus originated, is the President of the UNSC till March 31, after which Dominican Republic takes over.

According to diplomatic sources, while Russia and South Africa said that there was no direct link between the spread of virus and threat to peace ...


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