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The US Secretary of state called for a change in WHO leadership

The US Secretary of state called for a change in WHO leadership

US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the US administration has plans to change the leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO). The head of the US Foreign Ministry said this in an interview with Fox News.

According to Pompeo, the suspension of US contributions to the organization's Fund (Washington allocates more than 70 percent of the total who funding) is only the first step "in the fight against China's influence in this UN structure."

The current WHO leadership, according to him, is not able to do so to remove the claims from the US leadership.

A day earlier, the head of who, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreisus, made an address in which he spoke about the huge amount of work carried out by his organization. "The data shows that a large part of the world's population remains susceptible to the coronavirus, which means that a new outbreak could easily start," he said in a statement. Every day, we work with thousands of experts around the world to collect, analyze, and summarize the best scientific data and turn it into guides for different countries. Then we help implement these recommendations."

The earlier Gebreyesus noted that "from the who or from whom no secrets."

Donald Trump said on April 14 that he was withdrawing funding for the organization because it did not provide timely information about the dangers of the coronavirus and that funds will be allocated until it becomes clear "what the role of who in hiding the data."

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