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Democracies like US, India should lead efforts to combat COVID-19: US State Dept spokesperson

Washington DC [USA], Mar 27 (ANI): Democracies like the United States and India should lead the effort around the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic, Morgan Ortagus, the spokesperson for the US State Department said on Thursday. Other democracies that are joining us in this fight, and this time for all of us, are fully transparent into doing our best practices, this is a pandemic and this won t be the last one. We have had SARS, Ebola, and now COVID-19. I think it s upon democracies like America and India to lead an effort around the world, Ortagus said. America and India have close ties, we have many Indian-Americans, many people who live and go back and forth between our two countries and it is certainly helpful when we have countries like India and South Korea fighting this together, she added.Talking on India s decision to impose nation-wide lockdown, Ortagus said: The United States is super supportive of the fact that he (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) is taking it so ...


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