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US envoy to UN eyes peacekeeping mission cuts

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 05:50

Ms Haley with UN Secretary-General António Guterres; she made clear at US Senate hearings last month that she was seeking to bring the US share of funding for peacekeeping to below 25 per cent.

New York

WASHINGTON'S new UN envoy Nikki Haley is putting in motion a far-reaching review of UN peacekeeping that is likely to lead to closures and downsizing of missions, according to diplomats.

Ms Haley took up her post with a vow to overhaul the United Nations and "do away" with

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