The African Union (AU) has said that it completely supports the Globe Wellness Corporation and its chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus soon after attacks by the US President Donald Trump.
AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted that he was “surprised by the US campaign in opposition to WHO’s world leadership”.
He additional that the AU “fully backs WHO and Dr Tedros”:
Astonished to discover of a campaign by the US govt towards @WHO’s international leadership. The @_AfricanUnion fully supports @WHO and @DrTedros. The concentrate need to stay on collectively preventing #Covid19 as a united international group. The time for accountability will occur.
— Moussa Faki Mahamat (@AUC_MoussaFaki) April 8, 2020
Dr Tedros, an Ethiopian nationwide, is the to start with African to head the WHO.
President Trump tweeted on Tuesday that the WHO was “very China-centric” still it is “largely” funded by the US.
He later suggested in a press convention that the US must “put a hold on money” to the worldwide organisation.
A person purpose Mr Trump’s cites for his sights on the WHO is its guidance in February from imposing journey constraints from China when most scenarios of Covid-19 ended up concentrated there.
The W.H.O. definitely blew it. For some reason, funded largely by the United States, yet extremely China centric. We will be supplying that a excellent glimpse. Fortunately I rejected their assistance on retaining our borders open to China early on. Why did they give us these kinds of a defective recommendation?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 7, 2020