In Washington, they believe that the event was tailored to the interests of China.
The United States said the UN Coronavirus event was organized to allow Beijing to spread “propaganda.
The two-day UN General Assembly meeting will begin on Thursday and will be held in a remote format. Around 53 heads of state, 39 heads of government and 38 ministers will deliver pre-recorded video messages.
An anonymous senior source in the U.S. government said the special session of the General Assembly should have been held earlier.
He said the event was tailored to China’s interests and expressed outrage that questions could not be asked during Friday’s discussions.
The source also suggested that China would use the situation to spread propaganda.
The representative of the Chinese mission to the UN in New York said that the U.S. “politicization of the issue is not in the interests of the international community.