Taiwan “locked out” of WHO Covid-19 meeting on objections from Beijing

taiwan locked out of who covid 19 meeting on objections from beijing

Sumary of Taiwan “locked out” of WHO Covid-19 meeting on objections from Beijing:

  • Mission in Geneva last week urged WHO chief Tedros to invite Chinese-claimed but democratically ruled Taiwan to the WHO’s decision-making body Taiwan is yet to receive an invite to a key World Health Organization (WHO) meeting this week expected to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic due to “obstruction” from China, the island’s foreign ministry said, expressing its displeasure..
  • mission in Geneva last week urged WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to invite Chinese-claimed but democratically ruled Taiwan to the WHO’s decision-making body, the World Health Assembly (WHA)..
  • Late on Sunday, Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said the island had yet to get an invite to the virtual meeting of 194 member states..
  • “The Foreign Ministry expresses strong regret and dissatisfaction at China’s obstruction of Taiwan participating in the WHO and the WHO’s continuing to neglect the health and human rights of Taiwan’s 23.5 million people,” it added..
  • The WHO’s refusal to invite Taiwan based on political considerations makes a mockery of the body’s “health for all” claim, the ministry said….

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