Madrid, 8 (Europa Press)
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki stressed this Monday that the United States will continue to “pressure” China to be “transparent” about the origins of COVID-19.
In a press conference, Psaki stressed that Washington “won’t give up so easily” in its request for an investigation into the origins of the new coronavirus and stressed that, “in coordination with the international community”, it would act so that Asian countries to “share data and information.”
In this regard, he indicated that the United States would continue to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) for an investigation at the “highest level” through “diplomatic dialogue and national security” with its “commitment”. Will keep and international partners to apply that “pressure” and thus ensure that Beijing “publishes the underlying data and participates in the second phase of the investigation.”
“We are not going to sit idly by and accept that they have said they are not going to participate,” the spokesperson said, highlighting that the United States is going to take its “own” review and take on the issue. Starting the process.
In that sense, she has indicated she is “sure” that the origins of COVID-19 will be one of the “topics of discussion” for US President Joe Biden on a visit starting this week and that she will take him to United. Kingdom. , the NATO summit in Brussels or his long-awaited meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A joint study by the WHO and China concluded in March that the coronavirus was highly unlikely to have emerged from a laboratory and determined that it was most likely “determined” from bats to humans in ways.
For its part, the United States this week expressed a desire to delve deeper into the origins of COVID-19 and criticized Beijing’s lack of “transparency” in this regard.