International donors to pledge 13.8 bln euros to tackle AIDS - Macron

by Reuters
Thursday, 10 October 2019 13:05 GMT

PARIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - International donors have agreed to pledge 13.8 billion euros ($15.21 billion) to tackle AIDS, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.

Macron added that Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates was part of a group of international donors pledging new money. ($1 = 0.9070 euros) (Reporting Sudip Kar-Gupta; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Christian Lowe)

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