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US Says It Negotiated $ 285 Million Cut In United Nations Budget

The US government said it negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget.

The United States mission said on Sunday that the United Nations budget for 2018-2019 would be reduced by more than US $ 285 million.

US Says It Negotiated $ 285 Million Cut In United Nations Budget ebuddynews

He also indicated that the administrative and support functions of the agency will decrease.

The announcement did not clarify the total budget figure nor did it specify the effect that the cut in the US contribution will have.

US Says It Negotiated $ 285 Million Cut In United Nations Budget ebuddynews

US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the “inefficiency and excessive spending” of the organization are well known and that she would not let “take advantage of the generosity of the American people.”

He added that although the mission was pleased with the outcome of the budget negotiations, it will continue to “examine ways to increase the efficiency of the United Nations and protect our interests.”

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