Germany says WHO is one of best investments after Trump cuts funding

  • World
  • Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020

FILE PHOTO: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends an event on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) - Strengthening the World Health Organization is one of the best investments, Germany's foreign minister said on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday halted funding to the Geneva-based organisation.

Trump made the move over the WHO's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing condemnation from infectious disease experts as the global death toll mounted.

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