Russian MFA slams US threat to cut WHO funding as not constructive

Russian MFA slams US threat to cut WHO funding as not constructive
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  • calendar-gray 09 April 2020

"We think the country [US]'s position is not constructive and its statements are untimely and counterproductive in light of the ever-growing pandemic," Maria Zakharova told reporters at a briefing, APA reports citing Sputnik.

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to cut off funding for the UN health agency after accusing it of being "China-centric."

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said later that the administration would make sure that WHO was delivering on taxpayer dollars.

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