Sanctions should not impede coronavirus fight, EU diplomat says

Josep Borrell backs UN call for global ceasefire to allow the world to focus on pandemic

Sanctions should not stop the delivery of medical equipment and supplies to countries battling outbreaks of coronavirus, the EU’s top diplomat has said.

Josep Borrell, the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs, made the comments in a declaration on Friday backing the UN’s call for an immediate global ceasefire to allow the world to focus on the pandemic.

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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/04/sanctions-should-not-impede-coronavirus-fight-josep-borrell-eu