London [UK], June 11 (ANI): The United States and the United Kingdom convened on Thursday by WHO, including China, to “independent process based on timely and transparent evidence” for the next phase of COVID-19 origin research. Expanded support for.
US President Joe Biden, who is in the UK for the Group of Seven Summit, met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday.
This is due to the growing call for further investigation of the origin of COVID-19.
The origin of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 remains a mystery even after the first case of infection in Wuhan, China, has been reported for more than 1.5 years.
Scientists and nations are now calling for further research to determine whether the virus originated naturally or leaked from Wuhan’s lab.
“We also have a timely, transparent, evidence-based independent process for the next phase of COVID-19 origin studies convened by WHO, including China, and for the investigation of future unexplained outbreaks. We will support you, “said a joint statement. Read after the two leaders have spoken.
According to a joint statement, Biden and Johnson set out a global vision for a new Atlantic Charter to deepen cooperation in democracy and human rights, defense and security, science and innovation, and economic prosperity, climate change and biodiversity. Loss, and new health threats.
In a joint statement, Boris Johnson and Biden said they were determined to work together to overcome the current pandemic that has reversed progress in improving human condition and to prepare better for the future. ..
Reflecting the common strengths of the United States and the United Kingdom in science and technology, the two leaders are working to strengthen cooperation in addressing the diversity of concerns with potential pandemics or epidemics and the threat of emerging infectious diseases. I will.
“We will work together to support an increase in global vaccine supply through investment in the production of safe and effective vaccines and the materials needed to produce them. Encourage bilateral trade and investment. By avoiding exports, we promote the timely availability of vaccines, key components and equipment. Restrictions and other supply chain disruptions. “
The joint statement said the United Kingdom and the United States would work together with like-minded member states to implement the WHO Strengthening Resolution adopted at the World Health Assembly in May 2021.
In addition to health, the two leaders discussed a variety of issues, including trade, climate, science and defense.
On defense, Boris and Biden have agreed to work together to further strengthen and modernize NATO and increase its common funding.
“We will work together to further strengthen and modernize NATO and increase its common funding, which will allow the Alliance to combat existing and emerging threats, including malicious cyber activities and attacks that test resilience. To do so, we can leverage all military and non-military capabilities of our society. “
On climate change, the two leaders will achieve ambitious outcomes at COP26 and mobilize US $ 100 billion annually from various public and private sources to 2025 in the context of meaningful mitigation action. He said he was committed to his goals. Implementation transparency. (Ani)
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