China condemned the US for politicizing the COVID-19 pandemic and shifting responsibility to smear other countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Friday while responding to a question related to US politicization of the novel coronavirus origin tracing.

Iran PressIran news: The spokesman said the US is disrespectful towards science and justice. 

China urged the US to release data and check samples collected in the United States during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic and invite WHO experts to investigate the Fort Detrick lab and over 200 labs overseas for coronavirus origin tracing as soon as possible.

The US should also invite WHO experts to investigate the University of North Carolina and release the data related to cases among US soldiers who attended the 2019 Military World Games in central China's Wuhan City, the spokesman said. 


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