World leaders in April pledged to accelerate their work on COVID-19, the disease caused by the highly contagious novel coronavirus, but the United States did not participate.
Wong, who became an international figure after leading protests as a teenager in 2012 and 2014, was also among 12 opposition candidates recently disqualified from running in elections for seats in the city’s legislature.
Work dried up, forcing him to seek handouts. “I never imagined I would have to come to do this,” he said.
Wolfram Lacher of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs said the Egyptian plan was aimed at “cutting Haftar down to size” by expanding Saleh’s role.<
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