The World Trade Organization postponed its first ministerial conference in four years due to the emergence of the worrisome mutagen omicron, thwarting hopes of relaunching the organization's work.
"After an emergency meeting, the 164 members of the World Trade Organization agreed to postpone the twelfth ministerial conference indefinitely in the wake of the spread of the Omicron mutant, which prompted many governments to impose severe travel restrictions, which will prevent many of Ministers from going to Geneva.
A diplomatic source told the agency, "The postponement of the meeting has just been confirmed, after Switzerland announced travel measures in an attempt to deal with the emergence of the new mutant."
While the Director-General of the Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, stated that this does not mean that negotiations should stop.. The World Trade Organization is the first international organization in Geneva to bear the consequences of the emergence of the mutant Omicron, which was initially detected in South Africa and classified by the World Health Organization as worrisome a few hours ago. From postponing the ministerial meeting of the WTO.
It was supposed to participate in the conference of the World Trade Organization 4 thousand people in the period from the 30th of November to the 3rd of December.