International donors set to pledge $14 bln to tackle AIDS - Macron

by Reuters
Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:15 GMT

LYON, France, Oct 10 (Reuters) - International donors are set to pledge $14 billion on Thursday to combating AIDS, said French President Emmanuel Macron.

"In the next three hours, we should get to the $14 billion," he told a gathering in Lyon, adding that France would commit close to $1.5 billion.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Benoit Van Overstraeten; editing by John Stonestreet)

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