Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday criticized the UN Security Council for being late to respond the coronavirus pandemic that has infected nearly 2 million people worldwide.

“Everybody agrees that the Security Council has been late to respond the COVID-19. They met to discuss the pandemic almost four months after the outbreak,” said Cavusoglu at a virtual conference held by the Atlantic Council in Turkey and the Turkish Heritage Organization.

“This is unbelievable, outrageous,” said the top diplomat.

The virus known as COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China in December and has infected 1.94 million and killed more than

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