WASHINGTON — China’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic is akin to the Soviet Union’s response to Chernobyl, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien said Sunday.
“The cover-up that they did of the virus is going to go down in history along with Chernobyl,” O’Brien told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” referring to the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine. “We’ll see an HBO special about 10 or 15 years from now.”
Asked about the implications of the pandemic for the newly-agreed-upon U.S.-China trade deal, O’Brien replied that “we’re in a very different world” than when negotiations first began.
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Source:: European Voice