July 8, 2020 / 9:40 AM / a month ago

WHO's Tedros pulls out of UK event after U.S. confirms to exit WHO

FILE PHOTO: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus pulled out of a London event at the last minute on Wednesday after organisers said he had to attend diplomatic meetings linked to the U.S. notification of its withdrawal from the WHO.

Reporting by Kate Kelland, Editing by Alison Williams

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