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Published on Friday, April 3, 2020

Geo-World: Conflict & Protest March 2020

Coronavirus hits 180 countries. In the US, the epicenter, strict measures may continue till June. In Europe, it is top priority on the political agenda. G20 announced a united front against the pandemic. Tensions between China and the US due to the virus are easing off. The oil price war triggered a major fall in oil price.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • In March, the coronavirus spread rapidly worldwide, hitting 180 countries. In Europe, it is the top priority on the political agenda, with Italy and Spain as the most affected countries.
  • In the US, the epicenter of the global pandemic with more than 200k confirmed cases, Trump announced that strict measures would continue for at least another month or perhaps till June.
  • G20 leaders also announced their united front against the pandemic.
  • The relationship between China and the United States was tense due to the coronavirus related diplomatic discussions, but they are easing off.
  • The oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia triggered a major fall in oil price at the beginning of the month.

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