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U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo and the head office of the Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist party of China on foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi discussed the fight against coronavirus. This is stated in the statement of the state Department, reports TASS.
According to the report, the U.S. representative at the working meeting in Hawaii, stressed the need for full transparency and exchange of information to combat the ongoing pandemic COVID-19 and prevent future outbreaks.
Beijing has repeatedly criticized Washington. In March, the President of the United States Donald trump has accused China of untimely informing of the world community about the outbreak of coronavirus. According to him, it would be better if the authorities of other countries knew about this a few months earlier.
According to 18 June, there are more than 8.2 million are infected with coronavirus, of which 445 thousand died and another 4 million recovered. Most infected are in the US, Brazil, Russia, India and the UK.
Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. On 11 March, the who announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.
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