Donation of 3.2 billion yen to WHO in China 5:07 on April 24 for the suspension of US funding
The Chinese government has announced that it will donate $ 30 million to the WHO (World Health Organization) to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and approximately JPY 3.2 billion in Japanese yen. While President Trump of the United States criticized that WHO's response was closer to China and said that he would temporarily suspend funding, China emphasizes his support for WHO.
At the press conference on the 23rd, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Mr. Kao, announced that he will donate $ 30 million to Japan and approximately JPY 3.2 billion to the cost of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus. did.
In addition, "the donation represents the support and confidence of the Chinese government in WHO, and represents the contribution to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the world."
The Chinese government has already announced to the WHO a donation of 20 million dollars as a measure against the new coronavirus, which will contribute a total of 50 million dollars, more than 5.3 billion yen in Japanese yen .
Regarding WHO, President Trump of the United States has criticized that the response to the new coronavirus is closer to China, and has indicated that he will temporarily stop funding, but in response to this, China is willing to support WHO. Is emphasized.