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China Calls On US To Pay Its Debts To The United Nations

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China had in a statement it issued on Friday, called on the United States and all member states of the United Nations to pay their debts to the Organisation.

China urged all UN member states to “actively fulfill their financial obligations to the UN,” stressing that the US owes the organization more than $2 billion.

As of May 14, the total unpaid assessments under the UN regular budget and peacekeeping budget amount to 1.63 billion and 2.14 billion US dollars respectively,” the Chinese statement said, citing a report from UN Secretary-General’s office and a meeting held on Thursday.

It added arrears that stretch back several years, “the United States is the largest debtor, owing 1.165 billion and 1.332 billion US dollars respectively,” China added.

There is no response yet from the US mission to China’s statement.

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