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US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley touted a quarter billion dollar cut to the UN’s annual budget on Sunday, December 24, 2017.
“We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of or remained unchecked,” Haley stated, according to CNN news. According to CNN News, many people are glad they are no longer to be taken advantage of.
Hayley stated that the US had negotiated a $285 million to be a smaller UN budget for 2018-2019 compared to the former budget 2016-2017. The UN’s two-year budget is roughly $5.5 billion. The total US contribution to the UN is more than any other nation according to new york post.
The UN reduced its peacekeeping role in Darfur, which caused concern. “We will no longer let the generosity of the American people be taken advantage of,” stated Nikki Haley, US ambassador, stated CNN.
In her statement, Haley said she was pleased with the result of the budget negotiations according to The Guardian.