Johnson urged countries to join forces in the fight against the pandemic COVID-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on States to join efforts in the fight against the pandemic and coronavirus in the recovery process after it.

His video message was shown during the high-level event on financing for development in the era COVID-19 and after. The conference is organized by the United Nations.

As pointed out by Johnson, "while no country no keys to winning the fight with an invisible enemy."

"If we want to win COVID-19, to reach the global recovery and to avoid a pandemic in the future, we must work together," said Johnson.

According to him, today the most urgent task is to stabilize the world economy and to develop a vaccine.

"The UK has invested nearly a billion dollars to the international efforts," he said.

The Prime Minister said that Britain has provided to 150 million pounds in the IMF to help developing countries cope with the economic consequences of the pandemic.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were almost 5.5 million cases of the disease died over 349 thousand people.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.