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Among the World Health Organization’s “Goodwill Ambassadors” are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s wife and a reporter with ties to Chinese state-run media outlets, according to a report.
Peng Liyuan, known as the “First Lady of China,” has been a Goodwill Ambassador for tuberculosis and AIDS since 2011, American Military News reported Wednesday.
James Chau, a London-born, Beijing-based broadcaster, has been serving as a “Goodwill Ambassador” for Sustainable Development Goals and Health since 2016.
The biography lists him as a “Guest Presenter on BBC World News” and a “Special Contributor to CCTV where he interviews global leaders and reports breaking news to 85 million viewers.”
President Trump has been highly critical of China’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and its relationship with the WHO.
The president last month accused the United Nations agency of being a “pipe organ” for China.
“They must have known more than they knew,” he told reporters in the Oval Office. “We knew things that they didn’t know, and either they didn’t know they didn’t tell us … right now, they’re literally a pi... (Read more)