Germany calls on the Chinese authorities to clarify the circumstances of the spread of coronavirus in the country, said Minister for economic cooperation and development of Germany Gerd Muller.
“the Chinese side in a situation of world crisis needs to demonstrate complete transparency, especially in the question of the origin of the virus,” said Mueller, Deutsche Welle reports.
According to him, it is necessary to clarify the theory of the possible laboratory origin of the pathogen of the virus.
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In turn, Australian foreign Minister Maris Payne calls for an independent review of the situation with the spread of the virus. The Minister stressed that countries need to provide details about the origin of the virus, as well as their strategies to combat it.
In addition, the Australian foreign Minister insists on the inspection of the activities of the world health organization (who).
According to health Minister Greg hunt, Australia managed to contain the spread of the virus, as the country did not adhere to all who recommendations.
Earlier, the head of the Wuhan Institute of Virology yuan Jimin stated that humanity has not yet the necessary knowledge for the artificial creation of virus is similar in characteristics to the new type of coronavirus.
In early April, the Daily Mail, citing British intelligence wrote that the cause of the spread of coronavirus infection supposedly could be a leak from the Chinese laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
American TV channel Fox News later said that “patient zero” allegedly worked in the laboratory of Virology in Wuhan, China. The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang stated that the assumptions about the leak of a coronavirus from laboratory in Wuhan lack scientific evidence.