MOSCOW, 25 APR – RIA Novosti. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo recommended that the United States continued funding the world health organization (who) programmes to combat polio and coronavirus in seven countries, reports Bloomberg, citing an informed source.
President of the United States Donald trump had previously announced the suspension of financing for who. The administration accuses the trump organization are not rapidly responding to an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. Pompeo previously not ruled out that Washington will never restore suspended funding to the who.
According to the Agency, the recommendations are contained in a letter sent to state Department officials in the national security Council of the United States. The letter indicated that the who plays a key role in the fight against polio and COVID-19 in seven countries: Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, Pakistan, Sudan, Libya and Turkey.
the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest world health organization, worldwide there were more than 2.6 million cases, more than 181 thousand people died.