Russia mocks Trump's attempt to 'break' World Health Organization

Russia: 'US attacks are untenable'

A senior Russian official expressed support for the World Health Organization and Russia's ally China in an interview published Tuesday.

On Monday, impeached U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to freeze WHO funding, and continued to push disproven conspiracy theories about the origins of the novel coronavirus in China.

Tweets from Russian state media and from international media observing today's remarks, below.

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