Foreign: Eight countries, including China, North Korea and Russia, are reportedly demanding the easing of sanctions in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

A group including Iran, Syria, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela is petitioning UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for easing sanctions that could affect North Korea, Russian news agency TASS reported recently. And other countries.

The report of the proposal came after the UN Secretary-General said that countries currently under sanctions must receive medical and food supplies.

Edit: Pang Kong