WHO Chief Makes Case for 2nd Term as Ethiopia Criticizes Him - News Summed Up

WHO Chief Makes Case for 2nd Term as Ethiopia Criticizes Him


By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated PressGENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus laid out more plans Tuesday to fight the virus as he pitched his case for a new five-year term and faced criticism from his own country — Ethiopia — over his comments about the embattled Tigray region. Tedros, who like many Ethiopians goes by his first name, is running unopposed for a second term as WHO director-general. Ethiopia claims Tedros is an active member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. Tedros was Ethiopia's foreign minister and health minister when the TPLF dominated the country’s ruling coalition. And that is what I have tried to do.”“I remain completely committed to serving your member states and your people,” Tedros added.


Source: Ethiopian News January 25, 2022 21:15 UTC



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