Beijing rejects U.S. accusations regarding coronavirus samples

China’s National Health Commission has rejected claims by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that China destroyed coronavirus samples, and refused to share the virus strains with the rest of the world. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more Beijing rejects U.S. accusations regarding coronavirus samples

U.S. should be concerned about its own people rather than blame others

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other U.S. officials have again accused China of withholding information needed to protect the safety of the American people, which has led to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian claimed that the U.S. should respond to the concerns of its own … Read more U.S. should be concerned about its own people rather than blame others

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Israel

The visit by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and his entourage represents the first diplomatic trip of this seniority by any government globally since the peak of coronavirus outbreak. Mr Pompeo wore a face mask as he got off his plane to be greeted by officials in Israel. He removed it during key talks … Read more US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Israel

Pompeo in Israel: Iran, China, and annexation high on agenda

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to Israel Wednesday to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and incoming defence minister Benny Gantz. Yossi Mekelberg, professor of international and social sciences, Regent’s University, says a key topic was the common arch foe of Iran, with the embargo on arms supply to Iran due to expire … Read more Pompeo in Israel: Iran, China, and annexation high on agenda

Is China on agenda for US-Israel talks?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel Wednesday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and incoming defence minister Benny Gantz. FRANCE 24 correspondent Irris Makler, says Israel’s burgeoning relationship with China, which has invested 1.5 billion dollars over the last five years, might be on the agenda. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Is China on agenda for US-Israel talks?

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing regional security, COVID-19

The U.S. Secretary of State has arrived for talks with Israeli leaders. Mike Pompeo is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Parliament Speaker Benny Gantz. They’ll discuss COVID-19, Iran and Washington’s controversial Middle East peace plan. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on … Read more U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussing regional security, COVID-19

Annexation and Iran on agenda as US secretary of state meets Israeli leaders

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday is to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and incoming defence minister Benny Gantz to voice support for annexation. FRANCE 24 international affairs editor Philip Turle says the meetings is controversial among the international community, which does not recognise the legitimacy of Israel’s settlement plan. Subscribe … Read more Annexation and Iran on agenda as US secretary of state meets Israeli leaders

US-Israel talks: Mike Pompeo to meet Netanyahu and Gantz

The US secretary of state is set to arrive in Israel for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, his soon-to-be partner in a unity government. Mike Pompeo’s visit comes as the United States signals its support for Israel’s plan to annex 30 percent of the occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett … Read more US-Israel talks: Mike Pompeo to meet Netanyahu and Gantz

Do U.S. biolabs hold up to scrutiny?

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s comments last week alleging poor Chinese biosafety standards are drawing criticism. New questions are being about how American labs handle biological agents. CGTN looks into a safety lapse of one lab, and what’s been done to prevent future incidents. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Do U.S. biolabs hold up to scrutiny?

Earliest coronavirus case in the U.S.?

China-U.S. relations are strained over the origin of the coronavirus. U.S. President Donald Trump referred to it as the “China virus” despite WHO guidelines against labelling viruses after geographic locations. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the coronavirus originated in a research laboratory in Wuhan but later admitted to lacking evidence to back up … Read more Earliest coronavirus case in the U.S.?

German intelligence service doubts U.S. ‘China lab’ COVID-19 accusations

German magazine Der Spiegel says the country’s intelligence service has seen no evidence that the coronavirus was created in a Chinese lab. Their view runs contrary to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim there was “significant evidence” the lab was where the outbreak began. Ira Spitzer has more from Berlin. #covid19 #DerSpiegel #MikePompeo Subscribe … Read more German intelligence service doubts U.S. ‘China lab’ COVID-19 accusations

Coronavirus Came From Bats, Can Infect Cats, Ferrets, WHO Says

A World Health Organization scientist said Covid-19 comes from bats and can spread among cats, amid an international debate about the virus’s origin. The novel coronavirus comes from a group of viruses that originate or spread in bats, and it’s still unclear what animal may have transmitted the disease to humans, Peter Ben Embarek, a … Read more Coronavirus Came From Bats, Can Infect Cats, Ferrets, WHO Says

German media: Intelligence report casts doubt on China lab origin theory

German news outlet, Der Spiegel, said an intelligence report has cast doubt over U.S. allegations that COVID-19 originated in a Chinese lab. The report, prepared for the German defense minister, says the accusations are an attempt to divert attention from the U.S. government’s shortcomings in dealing with the pandemic. Top U.S. officials, including President Donald … Read more German media: Intelligence report casts doubt on China lab origin theory

‘Somebody was stupid’: Trump continues to push Wuhan coronavirus lab claim

Donald Trump told US reporters in the Oval Office that ‘something happened’ when asked about the theory that the coronavirus was released from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. ‘Probably it was incompetence. Somebody was stupid,’ the US president added during a meeting with the Texas governor. It comes after the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, claimed … Read more ‘Somebody was stupid’: Trump continues to push Wuhan coronavirus lab claim

China slams U.S. for COVID-19 origin claims

Hua Chunying, spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, rejected claims by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the coronavirus originated in the Wuhan Institute of Virology at a press conference on May 7. #China #covid19 #US Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more China slams U.S. for COVID-19 origin claims