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Trump threatens to defund & leave WHO if they fail to prove independence from China.

Donald Trump last night threatened to defund the World Health Organisation permanently and promised he would reconsider America’s membership of the organisation.

In a letter to the Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom, the US President blasted the WHO for their close relationship with China and failing to challenge repeated errors made by the Chinese government during the initial outbreak of COVID-19.

Previously Donald Trump had defunded America’s $893 million contributions to the Health Body temporarily in reaction to their handling of the coronavirus pandemic. However, in a four-page letter to the Director-General, Trump has demanded the WHO makes it clear that they are independent of China after listing a series of concerns relating to China’s lack of transparency around the pandemic and the WHO’s actions in supporting China.

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