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UN Chief: UN ‘Running Out of Cash’
Cybercast News Service ^ | July 30, 2018 | 4:15 AM EDT | Patrick Goodenough

Posted on 07/30/2018 10:17:32 AM PDT by Olog-hai

With two of out every five member states of the United Nations not yet having paid their dues for 2018, the world body says it has never been so far behind in receiving contributions by this time of the year, and officials are looking for belt-tightening options.

Among the 81 countries yet to pay, by far the biggest amount due is the United States’ contribution of $591.3 million, which comprises 22 percent of the total regular budget for 2018.

Next up are Brazil ($102.7 million, or 3.8 percent of the budget), Saudi Arabia ($30.8 million, 1.14 percent) and Argentina ($23.9 million, 0.89 percent).

The U.N. asks member states by pay by early February of each year, but as of July 25, only 112 of the 193 had done so. Together, the contributions from those 112 countries amounted to $1.67 billion. The total U.N. regular budget for 2018 is $2.69 billion.

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres told U.N. staff in a letter that he has written to the member states about “the troubling financial situation facing the United Nations.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: argentina; bluehelmets; brazil; childrape; deadbeats; guterres; humanrightscouncil; resolution3379; rop; saudiarabia; un; untiednations
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1 posted on 07/30/2018 10:17:32 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
😹💸😹💸😹💸. Sorry, don't look over here.
2 posted on 07/30/2018 10:18:18 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Olog-hai

Best News of the Day!!


3 posted on 07/30/2018 10:18:54 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Olog-hai

Kick these bums out of New York, sell the building and the land, and tell them to go set up shop in Brussels or the Hague where their kind are welcomed with open arms.


4 posted on 07/30/2018 10:19:14 AM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: Olog-hai

Wonderful news!


5 posted on 07/30/2018 10:19:51 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Olog-hai

“UN Chief: UN ‘Running Out of Cash’”
++++++++++++++++++++++++
Jolly Good!
Stay that way!
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6 posted on 07/30/2018 10:20:17 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Olog-hai

Well it’s time for major cutbacks


7 posted on 07/30/2018 10:20:26 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: Olog-hai

“Our cash flow has never been this low so early in the calendar year, and the broader trend is also concerning: We are running out of cash sooner and staying in the red longer.”

Donald, send them a quarter and tell them to call someone who cares!


8 posted on 07/30/2018 10:21:50 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: lonevoice

MAGA!!!


9 posted on 07/30/2018 10:22:26 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: Olog-hai

The US should lower it’s contributions to 2%. And refuse to pay a dime until the rest of the countries pay up on their agreed 2%. Everything should be equal here.


10 posted on 07/30/2018 10:22:35 AM PDT by Durbin
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To: Olog-hai

Among the 81 countries yet to pay, by far the biggest amount due is the United States’ contribution of $591.3 million, which comprises 22 percent of the total regular budget for 2018.

$590 million will pay for a lot of wall between the biggest meddler in our country and politics. (see my tagline).

We can donate a 1.3 million as our fair share.


11 posted on 07/30/2018 10:23:34 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Investigate how Mexico has manipulated, meddled & interfered in our elections, since Ike was POTUS!)
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To: Olog-hai
If the UN feels dissed, well then, in the immortal words of the late Charles Lichenstein...

If U.N. member states believe "they are not being treated with the hostly consideration that is their due," they should consider "removing themselves and this organization from the soil of the United States....We will put no impediment in your way. The members of the United States mission to the United Nations will be down at the dockside waving you a fond farewell as you sail off into the sunset."

12 posted on 07/30/2018 10:24:43 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: Olog-hai

I guess the kids will be told to “Trick or Treat for UNICEF” again...

13 posted on 07/30/2018 10:26:01 AM PDT by Dogbert41 (When the strong man, fully armed, guards his own dwelling, his goods are safe. -Luke 11:21)
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To: Olog-hai

un = deadbeats and grifters intent only on enriching themselves using other peoples money.


14 posted on 07/30/2018 10:26:19 AM PDT by chief lee runamok (mongrel at large)
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To: Olog-hai

Good, the UN is a complete waste of money.


15 posted on 07/30/2018 10:27:09 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Olog-hai

Socialist institution having money problems? You don’t say.


16 posted on 07/30/2018 10:27:13 AM PDT by outpostinmass2
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To: Olog-hai

Amateurs. Put Hillary Clinton in charge of the thing and they’d be swimming in cash inside a single fiscal year. And be no more corrupt than they already are.


17 posted on 07/30/2018 10:28:24 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Olog-hai

Sucks to be them. Get it from one of your pet nations.


18 posted on 07/30/2018 10:28:42 AM PDT by madison10 (Pray for those in harm's way in California.)
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To: Grampa Dave

My thoughts stay in the UN until 2024 then tell them to find a new home. Force a vote to move them to a socialist country like Cuba or Venezuela or Germany. Drop our total contributions down to 2% and get Congress to [ass a bill so stating for future fools from getting us in the crapola....


19 posted on 07/30/2018 10:28:43 AM PDT by straps (we elected a commander in chief, not a pastor in chief...)
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To: Olog-hai

Good.


20 posted on 07/30/2018 10:29:07 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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