President Trump has reportedly agreed to restore partial U.S. funding to the World Health Organization, despite his recent fallout with the agency.
But the U.S. will only match what China currently pays in contributions, according to a draft letter from Trump to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom that was obtained by Fox News.
China’s current contribution is $40 million, a sum just one-tenth of the Trump administration’s obligation to the global health organization.
The White House will “agree to pay up to what China pays in assessed contributions” to the organization, according to the draft letter.
“Despite [its] shortcomings, I believe that the WHO still has tremendous potential, and want to see the WHO live up to this potential, particularly now during this global crisis” reads the draft letter, which is penned in Trump’s voice, according to Fox News.
“That is why I’ve decided the United States will continue to partner and work with the World Health Organization,” the letter