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Xi Jinping defends China and WHO management at the start of the World Health Assembly

May 18, 2020

The President of China, Xi Jinping, defended the management of the pandemic this Monday at the start of the World Health Organization (WHO) World Assembly, which was carried out by both his country and the UN organization, stressing that Beijing was doing “everything in its power” has to help other countries deal with the crisis.

The President of the Asian giant used the opportunity to solicit cooperation and international support for WHO, which has been the subject of numerous attacks by the United States government since the beginning of the crisis, and has insisted that this is the case traded with “transparency”.

In an attempt to resolve doubts as to whether Beijing (as requested by Australia and the United States) could initiate an investigation to address the crisis, Xi has expressed that China will support a “comprehensive review” of the response to the crisis globally Pandemic.

Xi Jinping defends China and WHO management at the start of the World Health Assembly
Xi Jinping defends China and WHO management at the start of the World Health Assembly

“The work must be based on science and professionalism, and must always be guided objectively and impartially by the WHO,” he said, according to the South China Morning Post. “We need to strengthen global governance on public health,” he added.