US President Donald Trump said that if relations with China deteriorated further, they could be completely broken.
This Trump said in an interview with Fox Business.
“ There are many options, you can do a lot of things. For example, completely terminate the relationship, ”Trump said.
According to Trump, thanks to this, more than $ 500 billion could be saved for the needs of the US economy.
Trump’s statement came amid Washington’s harsh criticism of Beijing’s actions during the coronavirus pandemic.
The US authorities accuse Beijing of at least a late response to the coronavirus, which led to a global pandemic, as well as withholding information about the real situation in China.
Media close to the Republicans accused China of artificially creating a deadly virus at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, but the WHO and doctors are skeptical of such reports.
On May 3, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated that there was “ huge” evidence that the WUHAN Institute of Virology , and not the local wildlife market , was the source of the COVID-19 coronavirus .
The Daily Telegraph, a British newspaper, published a report stating that the Chinese authorities had been hiding and destroying data on a coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan for a long time. This conclusion came intelligence five western countries.