The United States suspends financial aid to the World Health Organization, accusing favoring China over the global pandemic issue.US President Donald Trump said he had instructed the order United States finance administration to suspend funding for the WHO.
The US President Donald Trump said Tuesday at a press conference, that the World Health Organization coronavirus failed to “perform its primary duty” in response to the outbreak. In addition to criticizing the World Health Organization (WHO) deregulation after the outbreak of the coronavirus in China, they also hidden true this matter, said President Trump.
|World Health Organization headquarters building in Switzerland|
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, in response to the US president’s decision that now is not the right time to cut funding to the World Health Organization. He added that the World Health Organization is on the front line fighter. They are constantly updating the coronavirus to the world. Especially, those whose country is at high risk. they helping with guidance, training, equipment, and life-saving services. I believe the World Health Organization must support it. Because it is very important to win now against fight the coronavirus that causes this epidemic.
Although the US president has criticized the handling of his country’s coronavirus outbreak, he said at a White House press conference that “the World Health Organization has failed to fulfill its primary responsibility. And they have to be held accountable.
The United States financed the largest number of funds by the World Health Organization alone. Last year, the United States provided $400 million dollars in funding – about 15 percent of the firm’s annual budget. According to the World Health Organization website, China contributed $67 million in 2018-19 And $ 10 million in self-grants.
The United States has donated $ 670 million in March to address global coronavirus outbreaks. A further $ 1 billion was supposed to be donated, but that postponed by the president’s orders.
The US president has commented that the World Health Organization failed to properly understand the significance of the coronavirus outbreak in China. The WHO did support the Chinese government’s activities.
|President Trump at the White House rose garden do a daily press conference to WHO funding suspend issue with reporters|