Trump announces the end of U.S. relations with the World Health Organization

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“As they failed to implement the required and strongly needed reforms, today we will end our relations with the World Health Organization and redirect these funds to others around the world and deserving and urgent global public health needs,” said Trump .

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

Earlier in his observations, he claimed that China had not correctly reported coronavirus information to the World Health Organization and claimed that China had put pressure on the WHO to “mislead the world”.

“Chinese officials ignored their reporting obligations to the World Health Organization and pressured the World Health Organization to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered by Chinese authorities,” Trump said. “Countless lives have been taken and profound economic difficulties have been inflicted all over the world.”

The president previously announced a temporary suspension of funding to the WHO and sent a letter to the agency in early May saying that the United States would permanently withdraw funding if the WHO had not “committed to major improvements. substantial in the next 30 days. “

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