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Pandemic’s economic fallout will worsen conflicts: U.N. diplomats

UNITED NATIONS - The coronavirus pandemic is worsening the humanitarian situation in the world's deadliest conflicts and threatens to unleash economic devastation...

COVID-19 is hampering aid programs, diverting the attention and resources of major powers battling the deadly virus at home, and cutting remittances to already fragile…

  • Peter Hutchison
  • Japan Today

“There’s a very high level of concern that its economic impact is going to spark more disorder, more conflict,” said New York-based U.N. expert Richard Gowan.

“We’re still only really in the opening act of quite a long drama,” he told AFP.

U.N. Secretary General…

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