China said Friday it did not receive financial support from the U.S. for efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak.
“US officials said they offered $100 million to China and other countries. We thank the American people for their kind help,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a tweet. “But as a matter of fact, we haven’t received $1 from the US government.”
Hua was referring to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement in February that Washington would spend up to $100 million to assist China and other countries affected by the outbreak.
She questioned if Washington