Nikki Haley negotiates $285M cut in ‘bloated’ UN budget

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(Da New York Post del 25 dicembre 2017)

New York. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced Sunday that the United States negotiated a $285 million cut in the United Nations’ “bloated” budget for next year. “The inefficiency and overspending of the United Nations are well known,” Haley said in a statement from the US Mission. “We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remain unchecked.” Haley added that the “historic reduction” in spending is a step in the right direction and that the US would make many other moves toward a more efficient and accountable UN. […] The ambassador went on to say that she hopes to help make even more reductions in the UN’s budget in the years to come. Haley’s announcement came just days after she slammed the UN for “singling out” the United States and voting on a resolution to oppose President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. […] Guatemala, meanwhile, became the first nation to follow Trump’s lead when it announced Sunday that it would be moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. President Jimmy Morales said he made the decision after discussions with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Guatemala was one of the nine nations that voted against the UN’s resolution on Jerusalem. The country has long had ties with Israel, especially in security matters. […]

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