Advisor to the President for national security Robert O’brien compared the reaction of China to the emergence of a coronavirus with the reaction of the USSR on Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He declared it on air of TV channel NBC on may 24.
According to him, the Chinese authorities allegedly tried to conceal the epidemic and it will go down in history along with similar reaction of the Soviet leadership to what happened at Chernobyl.
“It was a virus, released by China. Was the concealment of information,” – said the adviser.
WATCH: National Security Adviser @robertcobrien compares China’s coronavirus “cover up” to the Soviet Union’s handling of the Chernobyl disaster. #MTP #IfItsSunday
“We’ll see an HBO special about it, 10 or 15 years from now.” pic.twitter.com/B37Ohr7ohT
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) May 24, 2020