U.N. members owe $2 billion in debt to peacekeeping, U.S. owes a third

UN peacekeepers (UNIFIL) patrol the border with Israel, at the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than a third of that. “Active peacekeeping missions are soon expected to face liquidity gaps due to late payments and increasing arrears,” Guterres wrote in a Jan. […]

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