Pompeo hammers China for 'false narrative' over Covid-19

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 31 Mar 2020, 3:49 am

CORONAVIRUS | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stepped up his offensive against China for what he claimed is disinformation over the origin and spread of the coronavirus outbreak, which has claimed more than 35,000 lives.

Last week, he said that Beijing’s delay in sharing information about the virus had created risks to people worldwide and this has truly put thousands of lives at risk

Pompeo continued along this track during a live telephone conference last night conducted with journalists from nine countries from the Asia-Pacific region. Malaysiakini was the sole Malaysian outlet represented...

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