Urgent reform of UN needed, says Egypt’s FM Shoukry

Sun, 2022-09-25 00:27

NEW YORK CITY: Echoing other developing countries, Egypt’s top diplomat on Saturday implored countries to reform the UN and lamented double standards in how the world’s powerful nations deal with crises and expressed concern about growing national debt incurred during the pandemic.

Speaking at the annual UN Generally Assembly, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry also talked about Africa’s food crisis, saying one in every five people on the continent are at risk of hunger.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry addresses the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. (Reuters)
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