FILE: In this April 29, 2020, file photo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington.(AP)
FILE: In this April 29, 2020, file photo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington.(AP)

‘Significant evidence’ but no ‘certainty’ coronavirus from Wuhan lab: US Secretary Mike Pompeo

“We don’t have certainty, and there is significant evidence that this came from the laboratory. Those statements can both be true,” Pompeo told reporters.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 08:52 PM IST

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed his widely contested charge that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a Chinese laboratory, but acknowledged there was no certainty.

“We don’t have certainty, and there is significant evidence that this came from the laboratory. Those statements can both be true,” Pompeo told reporters.

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