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WHO chief Tedros disappointed by end of US abortion ruling Roe v Wade

WHO chief Tedros disappointed by end of US abortion ruling Roe v Wade

"I am very disappointed, because women's rights must be protected. And I would have expected America to protect such rights," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Photo: Reuters) World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (Photo: Reuters)

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday he was very disappointed by the overturning of the landmark U.S. abortion ruling Roe v Wade.

"I am very disappointed, because women's rights must be protected. And I would have expected America to protect such rights," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told Reuters on the sidelines of a Commonwealth summit in Rwanda.