The US has officially informed the United Nations about ending its relations with the World Health Organization.
Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration has officially informed the United Nations of ending all relations of his country with the World Health Organization amid the spread of corona virus infection worldwide. The officials gave information about this.
The US has been continuously accusing the WHO of favoring China over Kovid-19. This global pandemic began last year in the city of Wuhan, China. The US has alleged that due to the health organization misleading the world, more than half a million people have died due to this virus. Out of which more than 1,30,000 people are from America only.
America stopped giving money to WHO since April
The US stopped funding the WHO in April after it began reviewing Trump administration relations. A month later, Trump announced an end to the relationship with the World Health Organization. The US provides the most funds to WHO, over $ 450 million per year. While China’s contribution is equal to one-tenth of America’s contribution.
America has been a party to WHO since 1948
“I can say that on July 6, 2020, the US gave the Secretary General the official information to withdraw from the World Health Organization which will take effect from July 6, 2021,” UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephen Dujarric said in a statement.
Dujarik said that the Secretary-General is confirming with the WHO that all the procedures to be removed from the organization were not completed. The US is a party to the WHO constitution from 21 June 1948.