Trump announces end of US relationship with World Health Organization

“We will end our relationship with the World Health Organization today, as we are unable to implement the demanded and much needed reforms, and we will direct these funds to other countries worldwide and deserve their urgent global public health needs.” Said.

“The world needs answers from China about the virus. We must have transparency,” said the president.

In previous statements, he said that China has not correctly reported the information it has about the coronavirus to the World Health Organization and that China is pushing WHO to “mislead the world.”

“Chinese officials ignored their obligations to report to the World Health Organization and pressured the World Health Organization to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered by the Chinese authorities,” Trump said. Said. “Numerous lives were taken worldwide and there were deep economic problems.”

The President previously announced to WHO that he had made a temporary funding cut, and sent a letter to the agency earlier in May, saying that if the WHO did not make substantial improvements in the next 30 days, the USA will permanently receive funds.

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