July 24, 2024


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U.S.-China Rift Worries World Leaders at the United Nations

Entire world leaders sounded alarms Tuesday more than the widening rift involving the U.S. and China, warning that a lack of cooperation could worsen the coronavirus pandemic, slow a world wide economic recovery or even guide to outright conflict.

“We ought to do every thing to avoid a new Cold War,” United Nations Secretary-Standard António Guterres said in opening the once-a-year U.N. Standard Assembly conference in New York. “A technological and economic divide pitfalls inevitably turning into a geostrategic and army divide.”