Chinese Prez Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump throughout a phone call Friday that he would have China’s support in combating the coronavirus, as the U.S. witnesses the prospect of turning into the subsequent global epicenter of the pandemic.
The U.S. now has the most coronavirus cases of any nation, with 84,946 infections and 1,259 deaths. Hospitals in cities like New York and New Orleans battle to cope with the tide of patients.
Xi’s offer of help came amid a protracted-running confrontation between Beijing and Washington over various points, including the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump and some U.S. delegates have accused China of a lack of transparency on the novel coronavirus, and Trump has at times referred to as the coronavirus a “China virus” as it originated there, angering Beijing.
In the call, Xi reiterated to Trump that China had been open and transparent concerning the epidemic, based on account of the dialog printed by the Chinese foreign ministry.
Trump mentioned on Twitter that he discussed the coronavirus outbreak “in detail” with Xi.
WHO has stated the US, which saw 17,099 new coronavirus instances and 281 deaths in the past 24 hours, is anticipated to become the epicenter of the pandemic.