“As far as the origin of the virus is concerned, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has no information to date to corroborate a possible link between the origin of the coronavirus and the work of the Institute for Wuhan virology, “the ministry said in a speech to the Senate earlier this month, the Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
France supported a resolution presented by the European Union to the World Health Assembly in May, which asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to continue its work, in close collaboration with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the United Nations Agriculture Organization to identify the zoonotic source of the virus and the mechanisms of transmission to the human population, the ministry said in a letter responding to a question from the chamber. high of parliament.
“At this stage, France’s priority is to continue the international fight against the pandemic and to consolidate multilateralism,” he added. “With this priority objective, the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs has met on several occasions with his Chinese counterpart. “