Trump says China unleashed Covid on world, Xi discourages politicizing virus


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United Nations, Sep 22 (efe-epa).- United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged the United Nations to hold China to account for having “unleashed the plague” of Covid-19 on the world while China’s leader Xi Jinping warned against any attempts to politicize the pandemic. The US Republican leader also repeated his claims that the World Health Organization, from which he has said the US would withdraw, was “virtually controlled by China.” He made his remarks during a seven-minute, pre-recorded address to the 75th UN General Assembly in New York. “We will distribute a vaccine, we will defeat the virus, we...