GENEVA, Dec 23 (LSN)—On Monday, the General Assembly of the UN discussedthe withholding of payments of “dues” by the US. The European Union chastised the US for daring to arrest its payment of funds to the world body. Speaking on behalf of the EU, Luxembourg’s Ambassador Jean-Louis Wolzfeld told the assembly, “Unilateral reductions cannot be accepted.”

The US traditionally has funded 25% of the total UN budget


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