U.N. Secretary-General Guterres Urges U.S. To Maintain Funding For U.N. Agencies

Wall Street Journal: U.N. Chief Presses U.S. to Keep Up Its Support
“Secretary-General António Guterres urged the U.S. not to scale back its support for the United Nations, saying that any move to defund or disengage from the world body would pave the way for other nations to fill in the void. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Mr. Guterres said he hoped to send a message to President Donald Trump that ‘there is value’ to the U.S. for its contributions to programs and operations such as peacekeeping, climate change, and humanitarian relief…” (Fassihi, 2/6).

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