Addressing a G24 meeting on Monday, Hemmati said: “The demands should be met without discrimination and without the influence of political lobbies.”
He stressed the need for impartial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and called for inclusive cooperation to transfer drug production technology for COVID-19 and drug distribution.
“Currently, what is very vital and important is global cooperation and the transfer of technical knowledge in the production and the possibility of equitable production and distribution of vaccines at reasonable prices,” he said. -he declares.
Hemmati further stated that there is no moral limitation on the export of COVID vaccines and related medical equipment.
“The IMF and the WB have a key role to play in helping member countries to mitigate the health and economic effects of the pandemic and the various stages of recovery,” he noted.
Hemmati that the IMF was supposed to meet the legal requirements of members, away from all lobbying and political pressure.
He stressed that the IMF must have sufficient resources to meet the important financial needs of its members in the event of a crisis.
The G24 meeting was chaired by Hemmati in the presence of the leaders of the IMF and the WB, and the leaders of the member central banks.
Examining the global economy, contributing to the economic recovery of developing countries after the coronavirus pandemic and promoting cooperation among members were the main topics of the meeting.
How to support international organizations such as the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the multilateral development banks of developing countries and increase low-interest loans to these countries and delay previous loans were also among the most popular topics. most important discussed at the meeting.
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