Several US lawmakers have asked President Donald Trump to use his influence to coordinate a powerful international response to coronavirus pandemic while attending the emergency virtual G20 summit on Thursday.Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will chair the virtual summit of G20 leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday to advance the coordinated response to the novel coronavirus pandemic that has claimed over 21,290 lives and upended life and businesses across the globe.Saudi Arabia, which currently holds the G20 presidency, last week called for the “virtual summit” following criticism that the powerful group of major economies had been slow to address the global crisis.Close In a letter, the Senators asked Trump to work with the world leaders at the emergency meeting to implement an international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. related news Coronavirus pandemic | China poses substantial threat to Americans’ health, way of life: Mike Pompeo Coronavirus pandemic | Extending closures in Wuhan may prevent second wave of COVID-19: Study Coronavirus pandemic | Global smartphone sales fell 14% in February as coronvirus spread: Counterpoint Research Senators Bob Menendez, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Patrick Leahy Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and… Read full this story
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