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David Yaghoubian Interviewed on US Defunding of WHO

David Yaghoubian Interviewed on US Defunding of WHO

Posted by: Tiffany Jones

US President Donald Trump has announced that Washington would stop funding WHO, accusing the body of mismanaging and covering-up of the spread of the COVID-19 across the globe.

The abrupt decision received widespread backlash from across the world where officials and activists voiced concern over the defunding amid the global fight against a pandemic.  

In an exclusive interview with Mehr News Agency, Professor David Yagoubian noted that Trump’s measure “should not surprise anyone who has been following the steady path of unilateralism and belligerence that the Trump regime has pursued since its unfortunate inception."

Here is the full text of the interview with David Yaghoubian, professor of history at California State University San Bernardino.