TDN World Desk: Iraninan Foreign minister has condemned Donald Trump’s decision to hault US funding to World Health Organisation saying ,”the shameful defunding WHO amid a pandemic will live in infamy”.
Taking to Twitter Iraninan cabinet minister said,”The world is learning what Iran has known & experienced all along: US regime’s bullying, threatening & vainglorious blathering isn’t just an addiction: it kills people.”
“Like “maximum pressure” against Iran, the shameful defunding WHO amid a pandemic will live in infamy,” Zarif added.
Alleging WHO of “mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus” Trump administratiopn has freezed itsaid to the World Health Organization.
According to Financial Times, the US gives the health body about $500m each year, with $116m mandated by the UN and about another $400m in voluntary payments.