China spreads misinformation more aggressive than before. About it on may 31 in an interview with Fox News said US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
“The Communist party of China, who saw its purpose the destruction of Western ideas, Western democracies, Western values, exposes Americans to danger. …They have become more aggressive in their efforts to campaigns of misinformation”, he said.
According to the diplomat, more aggressive China has become in comparison with the situation that was a few years ago.
As an example, Pompeo has resulted in “malicious acts” of China in cyberspace, particularly during the epidemic of coronavirus infection.
“When the coronavirus spread around the world when they closed their own province, but has made travel around the world, infecting hundreds of thousands of people. We have seen attempts to divert attention with this campaign of disinformation”, – explained the Secretary of state.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in China in December 2019. March 11, 2020, the world health organization (who) declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. USA ranks first in the world in the number of infected and number of deaths.
More than 100 countries demanded to conduct impartial verification of China’s actions and who. The U.S. intelligence report, the contents of which became known to the Agency Bloomberg, said that China was hiding the extent of the outbreak of coronavirus, understating the number of cases and number of deaths.
On may 29 the President of the United States Donald trump said “the world needs answers about the virus from China.” He noted that “China has shut down infected people in Wuhan” and the infection has not spread in the country, but the infected can “travel freely around the world, including Europe and the United States.”
Trump has repeatedly accused the who in inefficiency and “obsession with China”. On may 18 he supplied the organization with an ultimatum: the United States will stop funding who if it does not prove for a month that during the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan did not help Chinese government to conceal the danger from the world. 29 may trump announced the severance of relations between the U.S. and the who.