Agencies and A News WORLD
Published September 28,2021
"Providing support to disadvantaged groups
to access to vaccines, treatment and protection tools is a moral imperative," Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
stressed in his speech during the Global COVID-19 Summit
is ready to take part in post-pandemic efforts
for a stronger world in all aspects, the Turkish president said in a statement.
"A new pandemic
is not a possibility, it is only a matter of time," Erdoğan underlined in a video message. "Therefore, eliminating the deficiencies
identified is not an option but a political responsibility."
"It is our duty to future generations to make the multilateral system
robust and prepared against global health threats in the light of the lessons learned from the (COVID-19) pandemic
," he concluded.
Since December 2019, the coronavirus pandemic
has claimed over 4.75 million lives in at least 192 countries and regions, with more than 232.4 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University