European Council President welcomes support of UK PM to work on pandemic treaty

Reuters | Updated: 16-02-2021 01:53 IST | Created: 16-02-2021 01:53 IST
European Council President welcomes support of UK PM to work on pandemic treaty

European Council President Charles Michel said late on Monday that he welcomed the support of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to work together on a pandemic treaty. "I welcome the support of Boris Johnson to work together on a pandemic treaty in order to improve global preparedness, resilience and recovery", Michel said in a tweet.

Johnson said earlier he would be keen to agree a global treaty on pandemics where countries agreed to share data, amid British and U.S. concern over access given to a World Health Organization (WHO) mission to China.

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