In the Federation Council commented on the rupture of relations between the US and the who

The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev considers that the decision of the President of the United States Donald trump to break off relations with the world health organization (who) has no understanding of risk and assumption of responsibility.

On Friday, trump said that the country stops its cooperation with the who, because the organization "has refused to carry out the required reforms." According to him, the US "will redirect these funds to the world urgent needs of health."

Earlier, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the who needs to be improved, but it should be based on a sober analysis of the facts available. Lavrov confirmed the Russian support of who's work in addressing the pandemic coronavirus.

As noted by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the US termination of the relationship with who strike on the international legal framework for cooperation in this field at a time when the world needs to unite in the fight against the pandemic. In her words, "a sad picture" in the U.S. health care system "leaves no chance for Washington to speak on leadership in this area."