UN diplomacy goes impersonal, but what’s lost along the way?


The U. N.'s first virtual meeting of world leaders lines up pre recorded speeches with some of the planet's biggest powers kept at home by the corona virus pandemic that will likely be a dominant theme after the video gathering among those expected to speak on president Donald Trump I'm instills Chaya Bolsonaro whose countries have reported the highest and second highest coronavirus death tolls respectively also on deck our president xi jin ping of China where the virus originated I'm president Vladimir Putin of Russia which is raised international eyebrows with its rapid vaccine development this year the platform is online and there's a pressing new priorities in the pandemic that has killed over nine hundred sixty thousand people worldwide I'm Charles in the past month

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