By Staff, Agencies The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Thursday stated that the country has always been open to cooperation with the World Health Organization [WHO] on matters including the origin of the novel coronavirus. Speaking further, ministry spokesman Hua Chunying accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of telling one lie to cover up another in his continued attacks against Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic.
The US previously said that it has "significant evidence” about the coronavirus deliberately being released from a laboratory in Wuhan.
China has repeatedly dismissed these claims and called on the international community to stop shifting responsibility for wasting time it had to prepare for the pandemic onto others.
The WHO has also stated that the novel coronavirus originated in animals before being transferred to humans and so far, there is no available evidence that shows the virus was created in a lab