U.N. moves biodiversity talks out of China over COVID delays - Nikkei Asia

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U.N. moves biodiversity talks out of China over COVID delays - Nikkei Asia

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Holding the talks this year was crucial given the "urgency to address the biodiversity crisis," Mrema added.

China's borders are largely closed as it pursues a strict zero-COVID strategy aimed at quashing infections with lockdowns, mass testing and quarantines.

The high-level meetings were originally scheduled to take place in the southern Chinese city in October 2020, but that was delayed due to the pandemic.

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