The world community must unite to achieve from China damages caused by the pandemic coronavirus. This opinion in an interview with the Washington Examiner expressed the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
According to him, China lays claim to the title of superpower, but the pandemic has shown that the Chinese leaders “did not behave like a nation worthy of what they claim”.
When US President Donald trump will be convinced that China “understands the consequences of the actions it has taken,” he will make a decision on how to get from Beijing to compensation, added Pompeo. He said he already gave the President the “some ideas” about the damages, but gave no details.
He also accused the Communist party of China of reneging on promises in the context of cooperation with the world health organization at the beginning of the pandemic, and in other areas. According to Pompeo, “democracy will lead the world out of the pandemic”, while autocracy “lead to such outbreaks, or what we saw in Chernobyl”.
Pompeo stressed that democracies should unite to “protect freedom worldwide.”
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. To 17 may in the world of coronavirus infected 4.69 million people died 314 thousand, recovered approximately 1.72 million, informs the Johns Hopkins University.
In recent weeks, the US often accuses China of covering up epidemic at its beginning.
So, the US 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.
Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview with CNN on April 1 said that the whole world could be in a better position if Chinese authorities were “more candid”. Available data suggests that the Chinese are faced with a new virus in December, and a month earlier, said Penny.
April 23, U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo expressed confidencethat the Chinese Communists “will answer for what happened.” On 3 may he said that the United States has a “huge amount” of evidencethat the pandemic started with the diversion of coronavirus from the Wuhan Institute, although noted that this is not certain.