Countries must work closer in fighting COVID-19, Germany says

FILE PHOTO: German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier speaks to the media prior to a news conference about hydrogen energy at the eve of an informal video meeting of European Energy Ministers, in Berlin, Germany, October 5, 2020. Markus Schreiber/Pool via REUTERS reuters_tickers
This content was published on October 27, 2020 - 08:57

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday countries must take complete and effective action against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and work closer together.

"We have to join our forces in order to better fight the pandemic," Altmaier told a German-Arab business forum in Berlin via video connection.

(Reporting by Thomas Seythal and Caroline Copley)

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