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US to Withdraw From WHO in July 2021 Over ‘China-Centric’ Stance

By Kyodo News 8 July 2020

WASHINGTON—The United States has formally notified UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres of its intention to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) effective July 6, 2021, a senior administration official said Tuesday.

The administration of US President Donald Trump has been critical of the WHO over what it calls China-centric positions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, among other issues.

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