Lavrov assessed the impact of coronavirus on the global economy

MOSCOW, 27 Jun – RIA Novosti. Coronavirus has struck a powerful blow for the global economy, will have a long recovery period, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during his online-lectures for students of the University.

“(Coronavirus) inflicted a very powerful blow to the world economy. According to the forecasts of most experts, it (the economy) will have a very long recovery period. Of course, severely limited any contact between people, including humanitarian, educational, scientific, and tourist exchanges. Unfortunately, reduced the opportunity for diplomatic efforts,” – said the Minister.

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