WATCH: New Zealand prime minister calls COVID the ‘ultimate disrupter’

New Zealand is calling for greater cooperation among nations to end COVID-19.

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday — opting not to travel to the United States amid the pandemic.

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“No community, nation or region acting alone can address COVID-19. It is a complex global problem that requires a global solution,” she said.

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