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UPDATE 1-U.S., China face U.N. cooperation test over UK push for vaccine ceasefires

(Recasts, adds detail throughout) By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Britain on Wednesday proposedthat the U.N. Security Council call for ceasefires to allow forCOVID-19 vaccinations, a move that will be a key test ofcooperation at the United Nations between China and new U.S.President Joe Biden’s administration. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab urged … Read more

UK to urge cease-fires to allow vaccinations

UNITED NATIONS — British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he will urge the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. Britain holds the council presidency this month and Raab is chairing a virtual high-level meeting of the U.N.’s most powerful body on … Read more

Britian to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

UNITED NATIONS (AP) β€” British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he will urge the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to adopt a resolution calling for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. Britain holds the council presidency this month and Raab is chairing a virtual high-level meeting of the U.N.’s most … Read more

UK calls for conflict zone ceasefires to roll out vaccines

LONDON, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Britain will on Wednesday callfor a United Nations resolution to help negotiate ceasefires sothat people in conflict zones can be vaccinated againstCOVID-19, saying member states have a moral duty to protect thevulnerable. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will chair a virtual meetingof the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to discuss the … Read more