In answer to questions regarding the unanimous adoption by the Security Council of a resolution on COVID-19, the Spokesman had the following to say:
The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption by the Security Council of its resolution on COVID-19 and the Council’s recognition of his efforts to respond to the crisis, in particular his appeal for a global ceasefire.
The adoption of this resolution will send an important signal to conflict parties and may help change calculations on the ground.
The Secretary-General continues to urge individual Member States to redouble their efforts for peace in the conflicts in which they have influence. He looks forward to working with all stakeholders to advance efforts towards concrete ceasefires and durable peace.