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UN Security Council meets via video-conference


  • The UN Security Council met for the first time in its history via videoconference due to the coronavirus crisis. 
  • However, the diplomats said the meeting was not without technical difficulties.
  • One diplomat said that the meeting was meant to serve as a test run and thus was not listed on any official agenda. 
  • The meeting saw informal talks on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • The ambassadors and deputies all logged in from home, and the media had no access.