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UN Chief calls on World Bank, IMF to provide more support to states hit by COVID-19

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday during a Security Council meeting that the World Bank and IMF should provide enhanced access to facilities and tools to countries impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Guterres pointed out that the pandemic has highlighted multiple vulnerabilities worldwide, including increased humanitarian needs, and reversed decades of progress on sustainable development