Berlin, August 8
Germany and France have challenged Washington’s function in main talks over reforming the World Health Organisation, citing the US determination to stop the worldwide physique.
Germany’s Health Ministry mentioned the difficulty was mentioned throughout a name of well being ministers from the Group of Seven main economies on Thursday.
In a press release Saturday, the ministry mentioned in view of the United States’ withdrawal from WHO, “Germany and France currently see no mandate for the US to lead the WHO reform process for the G-7.”
“How can you be leading while you are leaving?” the ministry added.
The Trump administration, which holds the rotating presidency of the G-7 this yr, has accused WHO of bowing to strain from China in its dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic. — AP